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Texas Supreme Court opens the door for patient-provider arbitration clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

The Texas Supreme Court has recently ruled that patient arbitration agreements in Texas generally do not require a signature from the patient's


Google pet decision supports mandatory arbitration and class action waivers in online consumer terms of use
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2012

On July 12, a California federal judge granted defendants Google, Inc. and Slide, Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration in a class action suit involving users of SuperPoke! Pets (“SPP”), an online game where players adopt, care for, and interact with virtual pets


Judicial estoppel trumps judicial precedent
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2013

The recent case by the United States Fifth Circuit of Appeals, Republic of Ecuador v. Connor, Nos. 12-20122, 12-20123, 2013 WL 539011 (5th Cir. Feb


D.C. Court holds date arbitral award issued is date for appropriate currency conversion
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

In today's global economy, it is not uncommon for arbitration awards to be denominated in a currency that is foreign to the place of enforcement. In


AAAICDR introduces optional appellate arbitration rules
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

Historically, a court can set aside an arbitration award based only on narrow statutory grounds. Over the past few years, a number of arbitral


California Supreme Court holds express class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements are enforceable
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2014

On June 23, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, LLC, No. S204032, 2014 WL 2808963


Silence has a price - DC court holds refusal to abide by international arbitration without justification
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

Anecdotal evidence indicates that the vast majority of international arbitration awards are paid voluntarily. For example, a 2008 study conducted by


Recent caselaw illuminates the limits of the Federal Arbitration Act’s reach to insurance contracts
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

Courts are more and more likely to enforce an arbitration clause, but not necessarily the ones in an insurance contract. The U.S. Supreme Court has


Do I really have to ask?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2014

On May 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of Texas, in Tenaska Energy Inc. v. Ponderosa Pine Energy LLC, 2014 Tex. Lexis 427, reaffirmed the duty of a


The Supreme Court rules that courts must honor an arbitrator’s construction of contractual language in favor of class arbitration, “however good, bad, or ugly”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2013

In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, 569 U.S. ____ (2013), the Supreme Court all but ordered the federal courts to not decide whether one person can