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California Prohibits Employers from Requiring Out-of-State Litigation and Arbitration
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

On September 25, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown of California signed into law a new state statute that, in most instances, prohibits agreements requiring


California Protects Employees’ Rights to Have Their Claims Heard in the State, Under California Law
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

In recent years, some employers doing business in the Golden State have required their employees to sign arbitration and employment agreements that


Order compelling arbitration reversed due to failure to determine the existence and scope of arbitration agreement
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

The Ninth Circuit recently reversed a trial court for compelling arbitration without issuing an order that (1) made “the necessary factual findings as


Dismissal with Prejudice Too Severe a Sanction for Failure to File Mediation Certification of Authority
  • Roetzel & Andress
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

In my mediation experience, the requirements of Rule 1.720 (e), Florida Rules of Civil Procedure, are sometimes ignored by parties. Rule 1.720 (e


Second Circuit panel adheres to Circuit precedent and affirms enforceability of employment class action waivers
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

The Second Circuit issued a summary order affirming a decision by the Southern District of New York compelling arbitration pursuant to class-action


Futility Trumps Waiver of Arbitration Rights in Third Circuit
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

Echoing a holding already issued by four other circuits, the Third Circuit recently found that a defendant does not waive its right to arbitration by


Litigating California Wage & Hour and Labor Code Class Actions Is Here! - 16th Edition
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

Since the turn of the century, there has been a huge increase in the number of class action lawsuits alleging violations of California’s overtime laws


Arbitration. Non-Signatory. District court rules that insurer-subrogee is obligated to arbitrate disputes arising from insured-subrogor's contract and confirms arbitral award
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Brazil, USA
  • September 26 2016

In 2007, a Brazilian aluminum refiner, Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. ("Alunorte") entered into a supply contract with Connecticut-based Alstom


Arbitration. Enforcement. District court refuses to enforce arbitral award against the Republic of Guinea after award was annulled when the tribunal sought fees that were not authorized
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Guinea, USA
  • September 26 2016

Getma International ("Getma") and the Republic of Guinea ("Guinea") had an ongoing dispute regarding Getma's contract with Guinea to develop Guinea's


Contractor Waives Claims by Failing to Strictly Adhere to Contract’s Dispute Resolution Procedure
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

An Ohio appellate court recently held that a contractor had waived its claims against a state university by failing to follow the contract's dispute