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Recent developments for litigation risk mitigation: the U.S. Supreme Court’s prescription

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

Over the past three years, since mid-2010, the Supreme Court has handed down a series of related decisions that, taken together, constitute an

District court rules that individual LLC member is third-party beneficiary and bound by arbitration agreement

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2012

The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida confirmed that third-party beneficiaries of a contract containing an arbitration clause may be

Defendant waived arbitration rights by failing to assert affirmative defense

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2009

Customers of NECC Telecom (NECC), a telephone service provider, brought an action against NECC asserting, among other things, violations of the Federal Communications Act of 1934 and the Federal Communications Commission's Truth-in-Billing Act

FAA does not authorize arbitrators to compel pre-hearing discovery from non-parties

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2008

In reversing a district court’s order enforcing an arbitral subpoena under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 9 U.S.C. Section 7, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that the FAA does not authorize arbitrators to issue pre-hearing document discovery subpoenas to entities that are not parties to such proceedings

Courts lack jurisdiction to review determinations by arbitration panels under the Railway Labor Act

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that collective bargaining agreements cannot provide for judicial review of the Railway Labor Act’s (RLA) exclusive and mandatory dispute resolution process

Texas district court deems arbitration agreement enforceable

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2013

The US District Court for the Southern District of Texas recently held that a dispute between a group of employers and a former employee should be

Sixth Circuit affirms decision to enforce arbitration provision in retiree benefit dispute

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision to grant defendant-appellee TRW Vehicle Safety Systems

Idaho district court holds that arbitration requirement is subject to limited judicial review

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2012

The United States District Court for the District of Idaho held that, under Ninth Circuit law, an arbitration award is judicially reviewable under the Federal Arbitration Act even where the arbitration agreement at issue contained language describing the arbitrator’s award as “final and binding” and not subject to appeal

Third Circuit finds Delaware Chancery’s arbitration program unconstitutional

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2013

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently affirmed an injunction against the Delaware Court of Chancery's

SEC considers arbitration policy

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2007

On April 16, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission is currently exploring a new policy that would permit companies to resolve shareholder complaints through arbitration, presumably limiting class actions