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District court rules that individual LLC member is third-party beneficiary and bound by arbitration agreement
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2012

The US District Court for the Southern District of Florida confirmed that third-party beneficiaries of a contract containing an arbitration clause may be


Defendant waived arbitration rights by failing to assert affirmative defense
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2009

Customers of NECC Telecom (NECC), a telephone service provider, brought an action against NECC asserting, among other things, violations of the Federal Communications Act of 1934 and the Federal Communications Commission's Truth-in-Billing Act


Late service provides basis for denial of motion to vacate arbitration award
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2009

A federal court has denied a motion to vacate an arbitration award where notice of the motion was served four days after the statutory period for such service


Second Circuit holds contractual forum selection clause supersedes FINRA mandatory arbitration rule
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

On August 21, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided two closely watched appeals regarding the intersection of Financial Industry


Idaho district court holds that arbitration requirement is subject to limited judicial review
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2012

The United States District Court for the District of Idaho held that, under Ninth Circuit law, an arbitration award is judicially reviewable under the Federal Arbitration Act even where the arbitration agreement at issue contained language describing the arbitrator’s award as “final and binding” and not subject to appeal


Second Circuit finds that petition to compel arbitration cannot be voluntarily dismissed
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the Southern District of New York’s vacatur of a petitioner’s voluntary notice of dismissal of a petition to compel arbitration


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau To Outlaw Mandatory Pre-Dispute Arbitration Provisions
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

On May 5, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) issued a proposed rule that would prohibit covered providers of certain consumer


Sixth Circuit affirms decision to enforce arbitration provision in retiree benefit dispute
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision to grant defendant-appellee TRW Vehicle Safety Systems


Recent developments for litigation risk mitigation: the U.S. Supreme Court’s prescription
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

Over the past three years, since mid-2010, the Supreme Court has handed down a series of related decisions that, taken together, constitute an


Second Circuit holds mandatory broker dealer arbitration not available to non-customer
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2014

On May 15, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a summary order in a closely watched case regarding the circumstances in which a