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CMS quarterly communications update - July 2012

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Austria, Bulgaria, European Union, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2012

Quarterly update summarising regulatory and legal developments from the last three months in the communications, media and satellite sectors in Europe

Supreme Court opens the door to enforcing class action waivers and bars in arbitration agreements today’s decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
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  • April 27 2011

Today, the United States Supreme Court held in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, 563 U.S. __ (2011), by a 5-4 majority, that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) prohibits states from conditioning the enforceability of arbitration agreements on the availability of class arbitration

Seidel v Telus Communications Inc

  • WeirFoulds LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 19 2011

In this case the Supreme Court of Canada permitted a proposed representative plaintiff ("Seidel") to proceed with a class action against TELUS Communications Inc

The expanding scope of arbitration provisions

  • Roetzel & Andress
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  • USA
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  • August 24 2011

On April 24, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in AT&T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011

Supreme Court holds class-arbitration waiver enforceable

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 1 2011

On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court released its ruling in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, No. 09-893

Break out those arbitration agreements: United States Supreme Court issues another pro-arbitration decision

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 13 2011

As described in the August 2010 Employment Law Update, the United States Supreme Court last year held in Stolt- Nielsen v. Animalfeeds Int’l Corp., 130 S. Ct. 1758 (2010), that parties could not be compelled to submit class antitrust claims to class arbitration when the arbitration clauses in their agreements were silent on the question of class arbitration

Preview 2013 (UK law)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 15 2013

2013 will herald some significant changes to the UK legal arena, notably in the corporate area in relation to executive remuneration and narrative

Rumeli v. Republic of Kazakhstan (ICSID Case No. arb0516), Annulment Proceeding, Decision of the Ad Hoc Committee, March 25, 2010

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • Kazakhstan
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  • November 17 2010

Kazakhstan sought the annulment of the Tribunal’s damages award on the basis that it was “inexplicable, being based on inconsistent, illogical or nonexistent reasons,” and that the Tribunal had failed to adequately state the reasons for its decision on the quantum of damages

Launch of Europe’s largest telecoms satellite presents astronomical opportunities for space arbitration rules

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • August 20 2013

The recent successful launch of the world's most advanced telecommunications satellite, Alphasat I-4A F4, from French Guiana represents a landmark

Supreme Court rules 5-4 that states cannot require class arbitration

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2011

In a decision that makes arbitration significantly more attractive for many businesses and employers, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a California rule prohibiting most class action “waivers” in arbitration agreements is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and is therefore unenforceable