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Seventh Circuit finds Tribal arbitration is unreasonable and unconscionable

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

In a victory for advocates who worry that the odds are impossibly stacked against consumers in some arbitral fora, the Seventh Circuit found that a

Sixth Circuit issues split arbitration decision

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit tried to bring some clarity to the role of res judicata in arbitration proceedings. W. J. O'Neil Company v. Shepley

Construction case law update - August 29, 2014

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

Surety issued non-standard performance and payment bonds to a Principal that underbid a project. After the Obligee, the general contractor, declared

Want to arbitrate employee disputes? Keep your paperwork!

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Arbitration agreements, and their use as a means to avoid class action disputes in particular, have been repeat news items in the last several years

California court interprets vague language in arbitration agreement in favor of employee

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

In a recent decision, a California Court of Appeal held that an employer cannot compel arbitration of a wage claim when the language in the parties’

Ninth Circuit clarifies notice requirements for browse-wrap agreements

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A panel for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held, in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble, Inc.,1 that a website user did not

An arbitrator may impermissibly exceed its power if it awards damages for a theory not claimed in the arbitration

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

A general contractor and subcontractor entered into an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreement containing an arbitration clause that

Third Circuit denies employees’ petition for rehearing in class arbitration case

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals this week denied a petition for rehearing by the panel and the Court en banc in the Opalinski v Robert Half

Federal district court in California rules that Iskanian is wrong and that PAGA representative action waivers are enforceable

  • Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Earlier this summer, the California Supreme Court ruled in Iskanian v. CLS that while class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements are

Class action round-up - summer 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The Eighth Circuit revived grocery stores’ putative class action against two wholesalers that allegedly conspired to allocate geographic markets