Banks are pushing back against a new report that continues to paint a negative picture of bank arbitration clauses just as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau plans to restrict such agreements.

The Pew Charitable Trusts released data on Aug. 17 with results from surveys of both banks and consumers about the use of arbitration agreements. It found that, despite the looming restrictions, banks have actually increased adoption of mandatory arbitration clauses, with 72% of 29 banks included in the study using them for checking accounts, up from 59% in 2013.

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