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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


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


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


CFPB determined to rewrite consumer contracts and feed class action lawyers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

On October 7, the CFPB released an outline of proposed rules that would ban consumer financial services companies from using arbitration clauses to


Third Circuit applies constructive knowledge standard and finds waiver of arbitration panel challenge
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has found that post-award objections to an arbitrator were waived because the party had constructive


Supreme Court denies reinsurer's petition to hear arbitrator disqualification case
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court recently denied a reinsurer's request to hear a dispute that concerned, among other things, whether a cedent's party-appointed arbitrator should be disqualified from serving in a subsequent arbitration involving related parties and issues


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


Second Circuit rules that the FLSA does not bar enforcement of class action waivers: Sutherland v. Ernst & Young LLP
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2013

On August 9, 2013, the Second Circuit ruled that an employee may be compelled to arbitrate individual claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act


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