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Getting to yes: Ninth Circuit provides guidance on formation of browsewrap arbitration agreements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

In the three years since AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, courts have largely been rejecting substantive attacks on arbitration agreements that waive


Podcast: episode 1 - the view from Mayer Brown
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2015

Ed Sautter, a partner in the Mayer Brown Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice in London, reviews recent cases in which finance documents have


Palestine acceeds to the New York Convention
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Palestine
  • March 18 2015

On 2 January 2015, Palestine Authority officials presented to the United Nations documents for accession to 16 international conventions and treaties


Mayer Brown submits amicus brief for Chamber of Commerce in Tenth Circuit appeal involving excessive punitive damages
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2015

Although the Supreme Court's modern due process cases have given lower courts a framework for deciding whether an award of punitive damages is


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.”


Commencement of the new arbitration ordinance
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Hong Kong
  • March 15 2011

The new Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609) will come into force on 1 June 2011


Notice of dissatisfaction make sure you send it to the right address
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2011

NEC2 Core Clause 93.1 says that a party dissatisfied with an adjudication decision who wants to refer the dispute to arbitration, must serve notice of intention to refer the dispute to arbitration within four weeks of notification of the adjudicator’s decision (or of the time when it should have been notified, if no decision is given in time


California Court of Appeal strikes down arbitration agreement in wage-and-hour class action despite Concepcion
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2012

A California appellate court weighed in last week with another effort to circumvent the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion. In Franco v. Arakelian Enterprises, Inc., a panel of the Court of Appeal in Los Angeles affirmed an order refusing to enforce an employee’s agreement to arbitrate disputes with his employer, holding that Concepcion does not abrogate the California Supreme Court’s decision in Gentry v. Superior Court


California Supreme Court grants review in employment arbitration case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2013

The California Supreme Court granted review last week in Franco v. Arakelian Enterprises Inc., No. S207660, in which the California Court of Appeal


Washington State appellate court’s ruling appears to contravene federal arbitration law
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2012

The Supreme Court’s unanimous summary reversal in Nitro-Lift last week sends a strong message that state courts must adhere to the Federal Arbitration Acta legal principle that is important to businesses seeking to enforce their contractual arbitration rights when plaintiffs file non-removable class actions in state court