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Do you think a consumer website can arbitrate disputes? Maybe not without prior approval

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2015

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) changed its Consumer Arbitration Rules effective Sept. 1, 2014 and now requires AAA pre-approval and

Ninth Circuit allows online shoppers to ignore arbitration agreement

  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
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  • USA
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  • December 24 2014

In several earlier updates, we reported on Seventh Circuit cases striking down arbitration agreements in both the consumer and commercial contexts. A

Enforceability of online terms of use: guidance from the Ninth Circuit

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided a case addressing the enforceability of terms of use posted on websites as mere notices that are

Second Circuit extends scope of federal jurisdiction in litigation arising from the Facebook IPO

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

In a recent case arising from the Facebook IPO, NASDAQ OMX Group v. UBS Securities, LLC, No. 13-Civ. 2657 (2d Cir. October 31, 2014), the Second

‘Just browsing’ - US court finds online customer not bound by browsewrap licence

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Australia, USA
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  • October 20 2014

A recent US decision, which found that the terms of a 'browsewrap' licence were not enforceable against the user of a prominent online sales portal

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals demands more from website operators before terms of use will bind users

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2014

The Ninth Circuit's recent opinion in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc., No. 12-56628, August 18, 2014, US 9th Circuit, provides insight regarding

Motion to compel arbitration denied since Barnes & Noble didn’t provide reasonable notice of terms of use

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 10 2014

On August 18, 2014, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals published its opinion in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble, Inc. affirming the trial court’s

Web-based class action waiver requires real assent

  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

Can someone be required to arbitrateand waive any right to proceed as a class action in arbitrationmerely by using a web site? No, according to the

Ninth Circuit refuses to enforce browsewrap terms

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2014

A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit reinforces the importance of obtaining affirmative user consent to the Terms of Use on a website in order for

Arbitration agreement on Barnes & Noble’s website not enforceable

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 10 2014

In a case between an on-line customer and Barnes & Noble, the Ninth Circuit recently refused to enforce the arbitration agreement found in the