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SCOTUS Puts the Class Action Waiver Issue at the Top of Its Agenda
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

Perhaps signaling the importance of the issue for American businesses and jurisprudence, the U.S. Supreme Court chose the first day of its term


Trump Department of Justice Reverses Course on Class Action Waivers
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

On June 16, 2017, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) changed its position with respect to the enforceability of class action waivers in


Arbitrator Must Rule on Independent Contractor Status of Uber Drivers in Class-Action Notwithstanding NLRA Bar to Class Action Waivers
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

Last week, a U.S. District Court Judge in Illinois ruled that an arbitration agreement signed by an Uber driver required arbitration on the issue of


The Third Circuit Holds that Automatic Perfection Provisions Are Not So Automatic
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

Close to ten years have passed since the filing of the chapter 11 cases of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based SemCrude L.P., but this week, the Third Circuit Court


New York Appeals Court Rejects Enforceability of Class Action Waivers - But Is This Ruling Short-Lived?
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

In an issue of first impression in the state of New York, last week the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division (the state’s intermediate appellate


Mandatory Arbitration of Securities Disclosure Disputes Is a Bad IdeaFor Defendants
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2017

SEC Commissioner Michael Piwowar recently said that the SEC is open to allowing companies that are going public to provide for mandatory shareholder


You want mandatory arbitration in your charter? Hey, just ask!
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2017

This is the opening paragraph from Tuesday’s column by Alison Frankel, one of my favorite legal columnistsbloggers: “This could be the start of


New York Appellate Court Strikes Down Class Action Waivers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

As our loyal readers are well aware, the U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral argument in its Fall 2017 term regarding the enforceability of


The CFPB’s Recent Arbitration Agreements Rule Likely to Face Numerous Challenges Ahead
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

On July 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule under Section 1028(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act that governs the use of


See You in Court: CFPB Final Arbitration Rule Opens the Door to Class Action Lawsuits
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

In the heat of the July summer in D.C., the CFPB has issued its long-awaited Final Rule regulating arbitration agreements in certain consumer