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PRC labour law - bitesize
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • China
  • August 7 2013

After a wage collective contract has been concluded, it must be submitted by the employer to the local labour authorities for review and examination


2012 a year of sport, Mauritius and arbitration
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Global, Mauritius
  • February 26 2013

So another year sprints over the finishing line and we wonder, as usual, just where it went. Much of it, perhaps, in following sport, but if we


Adjudicator: there’s no getting paid for an award that doesn’t work
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

An adjudicator wrongly fails to deal with a main contractor's defence, without hearing what the parties had to say on the point. The award was


Supreme court grants review in class arbitration case, Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2012

Two years ago, the Supreme Court held “that a party may not be compelled under the Federal Arbitration Act to submit to class arbitration unless there is a contractual basis for concluding that the party agreed to do so.”


Class action plaintiffs can’t have it both ways when opposing motions to compel arbitration
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

In litigationas in warit is natural to focus on winning today's skirmish and to defer planning for battles that might not happen for weeks


Podcast: episode 4 - the view from Mayer Brown
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 24 2013

In the fourth podcast, we discuss how institutions are adapting to the needs of transnational dispute resolution


Ninth Circuit narrows California exception to arbitration agreements, but puts off deciding whether FAA preempts the exception altogether
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2013

Earlier today, the Ninth Circuit issued its en banc opinion in Kilgore v. KeyBank NA. The court had granted en banc review to decide whether the


Supreme Court appears poised to reject Second Circuit’s articulation of “effective vindication of federal statutory rights” defense for avoiding class arbitration waivers
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 28 2013

Yesterday, my colleagues and I attended oral arguments before the Supreme Court in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, No. 12-133, in


No-dispute false start sees adjudication claim eliminated
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 26 2013

A party to a Housing Grants Act construction contract can refer a dispute to adjudication "at any time", but before starting an adjudication it is


How to draft fair and enforceable consumer and employee arbitration agreements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

We frequently help companies address how to manage dispute resolution with their customers and employeesand in particular, how to make use of