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Seventh Circuit finds Tribal arbitration is unreasonable and unconscionable

  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

Class action round-up - summer 2014

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

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

Ninth Circuit to website owners: don’t bury the Terms of Use

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On August 18, 2014, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion sending website owners a clear warning that the onus is on them

NLRB decides not to take a chance on Supreme Court review of its position on class action waivers in arbitration agreements

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The NLRB let pass a July 15 deadline to seek Supreme Court review of a federal appeals court decision rejecting the Board's position on class action

Superstorm Sandy litigation ruling on hold pending parallel mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

By way of update to our previous report on 8 May 2013, on 12 August 2014 the New York federal court managing the consolidated Superstorm Sandy