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California’s Supreme Court reverses itself, approves mandatory class action waivers, with an important carve-out

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 24 2014

The nationwide surge in decisions approving mandatory arbitration agreements for employees continued late last month, when the employee-friendly

Arbitrator, not court, should decide whether class arbitration permitted

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 23 2014

An arbitrator should decide whether the parties agreed to allow class arbitration - not a judge, a California appellate court has ruled. In the case

Court refuses to compel nonsignatory to join reinsurance arbitration

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

On April 8, 2014, we reported on National Indemnity Company's ("NICO") attempt in a Nebraska federal district court to enjoin Transatlantic

Tenth Circuit affirms denial of motion to compel arbitration based on unsigned agreement

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The Tenth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's denial of a motion to compel arbitration in a securities fraud lawsuit brought by two

Risk of ERISA class actions can be reduced by use of plan arbitration provisions

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

Under recent Supreme Court authority, it now appears possible to avoid class actions under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as

Lex Petrolea: the international energy arbitration newsletter (Issue 02 2Q 2014)

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

A State’s universally recognized legal prerogatives include the right to prosecute an individual or company that has committed a crime in its

New York state court green-lights mandatory mediation pilot programme

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2014

As we previously reported (here), the New York Supreme Court Commercial Division (a Manhattan-based division of the state Court of First Instance

Recent developments in pre-judgment challenges to arbitrator bias

  • Sidley Austin LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Federal courts have long had power under the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") to vacate an arbitral award because of arbitrator bias. See 9 U.S.C

$16 million awarded by arbitrator against 50 Cent in trade secret spat

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

In a case out of Florida involving the rapper known as "50 Cent" an arbitrator found the rapper liable for trade secret misappropriation, among other

Dodd-Frank does not bar arbitration of claims if arbitration agreement does not exempt Dodd-Frank whistleblower claims

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2014

The Fourth Circuit affirmed order from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia compelling arbitration of former