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District Court holds the existence of arbitration clause in agreement at issue is insufficient grounds for withdrawing reference

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 26 2015

On March 10, 2015, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama issued a memorandum decision in the case of Harrelson v. DSS

Delay in pursing arbitration right prevents enforcement of arbitration clause

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

A plaintiff's failure to timely assert its contractual right to arbitration resulted in its waiving that right. Joca-Roca Real Estate LLC v. Brennan

Recent cases provide helpful reminders regarding best practices (and pitfalls) with employment arbitration clauses

  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Scrutiny of mandatory, pre-employment arbitration agreements continues before California state and federal courts. Several recent decisions provide

Eighth Circuit shows how difficult it is to prove arbitration agreement unconscionable due to cost

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Almost two years ago in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors, SCOTUS significantly narrowed, but did not overrule, the "effective vindication"

Arbitrators, not court, to determine preclusive effect of prior arbitration

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

The preclusive effect of a federal judgment that confirmed an arbitration award is to be determined by arbitrators in a subsequent arbitration, not by

Low probability of success does not render an arbitration agreement unconscionable

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

The court rejected a plaintiff's contention that the lack of success that other plaintiffs have had in arbitrating similar claims makes an

Dodd-Frank Act claim may be arbitrated

  • Jenner & Block
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

A claim alleging whistleblower retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Act was held to be subject to an arbitration agreement, thwarting an employee's

No arbitration if invalid PAGA waiver cannot be severed

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

On February 27, 2015, the California Court of Appeal determined that arbitration could not be compelled in Securitas Security Services USA, Inc. v

10 arbitration mythsand realities

  • CPR
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

On the part of in-house counsel and law firm lawyer alike, when it comes to weighing the pros and cons of arbitration as opposed to litigation, myths

The honorable engagement clause and flexibility in arbitration award relief

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Those of you steeped in reinsurance know about the honorable engagement clause. It's a provision found in the arbitration clause of some (mostly