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Eleventh Circuit affirms order compelling arbitration of consumer claims

  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 24 2011

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed an order of the Middle District of Florida compelling claimants to pursue their claims in individual arbitrations rather than in a class action

In the wake of Concepcion, courts consider the enforceability of arbitration agreements’ fee- and cost-shifting provisions

  • Briggs and Morgan
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 12 2011

On April 27 2011, the Supreme Court issued the AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion opinion, rejecting California law holding that arbitration agreements containing class-action waivers were unconscionable and unenforceable

Supreme Court upholds class action waivers in AT&T v. Concepcion

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court handed down a landmark decision, clearing the way for the use of class action waivers in arbitration agreements arising out of consumer transactions

Supreme Court decides AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion

  • Faegre Baker Daniels
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2011

On April 27, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, No. 09-893, holding that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts the use of state unconscionability doctrines to require arbitration agreements to provide for classwide arbitration

Ballard Spahr attorneys file amicus brief in 'AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion'

  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2010

In AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, Ballard Spahr attorneys Alan S. Kaplinsky, Jeremy T. Rosenblum, and Mark J. Levin submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court this week an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the American Bankers Association, American Financial Services Association, Consumer Bankers Association, Financial Services Roundtable, and California Bankers Association

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2012

On November 5, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted a motion to compel arbitration in a Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuit brought against the national grocer Kroger and the Royal Bank of Scotland Group

Arbitration of non-arbitrable claim ordered since it was collateral to an unpleaded arbitrable claim asserted as a set-off

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2009

OrbitCom, Inc. (“OrbitCom”) brought suit against Qwest Communications Corp. (“Qwest”) seeking the recovery of telecommunications access fees

London court awards Vivendi $2.41 billion in dispute over Polish wireless stake

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • France, Poland, United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 27 2009

French media conglomerate Vivendi received a long-awaited boost in its effort to win back its stake in Polish wireless carrier Polska Telefonia Cyfrowa (PTC), as a tribunal associated with the London Court of International Arbitration ordered Elektrima Polish utility firm that once partnered with Vivendi in PTCto pay the French firm US $2.491 billion in damages and interest

AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2011

The US Supreme Court has paved the way for businesses specifically to exclude the maintenance of class actions in arbitrations

The California Court of Appeal disagrees with the U.S. Supreme Court on the enforceability of arbitration agreements

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2011

In Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Company, LLC, --- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, 2011 WL 5027488 (Cal.App. 2 Dist. Oct. 24, 2011), the California Court of Appeal attempts an end run around the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011