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Arbitration clauses: the impact on class actions in Canada and the United States
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 12 2015

As we have discussed before, the public policy rationales for enforcing arbitration agreements are arguably at odds with the policy rationales

The State AG report weekly update October 22, 2015
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 22 2015

16 AGs, led by Maryland AG Brian Frosh, submitted a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) to express their

California upholds arbitration clause in consumer contract
  • Merriann Panarella
  • USA
  • August 11 2015

In a long-awaited decision, the California Supreme Court held that SCOTUS's decision in Concepcion requires enforcement of the class action waiver

Clickwrap agreement available only through hyperlink enforceable under New York law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

Last week, the Southern District of New York followed a long line of precedent under New York law and upheld the enforceability of a website

If you reach a settlement at mediation, and say the settlement will be the subject of a forthcoming formal agreement, do you have a binding deal?
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

You have most likely walked out of a mediated settlement conference at which the shorthand version of the settlement put to paper by the lawyers and

Business court refuses to unwind mediated settlement agreement
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

The Defendants in last week's decision in DeCristoforo v. Givens, 2015 NCBC 53 were hellbent on getting out from under a settlement they had agreed

6th Circuit holds that accountants conducting financial arbitration can also make legal determinations
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2015

A new case from the Sixth Circuit addresses whether accountants who are resolving a dispute about payments made under an agreement can also make

General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement

Rare claim falls outside arbitration agreement, creates piecemeal litigation
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2015

Because of the strong federal policy favoring arbitration, and cases providing that any doubt about the scope of an arbitration agreement must be

Ninth Circuit allows online shoppers to ignore arbitration agreement
  • Masuda Funai Eifert & Mitchell Ltd
  • USA
  • December 24 2014

In several earlier updates, we reported on Seventh Circuit cases striking down arbitration agreements in both the consumer and commercial contexts. A