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IoT Device Maker Settles Class Claims for $3.75 Million
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

In one of the first Internet of Things (IoT) class action settlements, the maker of a Bluetooth-enabled personal vibrator agreed to settle privacy


Arbitration of PAGA Claims: Another California Divide Emerges
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

In a March 8, 2017, article, we talked about how the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals compelled the arbitration of a California Private Attorney General


Proposed Legislation That Could Impact Class Action Litigation and Arbitration - The Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017 and the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2017

Two new pieces of proposed legislation could, if passed, change the architecture and requirements of class actions and outlaw mandatory arbitration


Arbitrating PAGA Claims: The Ninth Circuit Compels It in the Valdez Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

So much case law has come down in the past several years regarding California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) - and its ability to withstand


Justices to Consider Arbitration Agreements With Class Waivers - The End of the Beginning?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2017

Apologies to Winston Churchill, but the conflict over the enforcement of arbitration agreements with class waivers has become an ongoing legal and


Nursing Home Arbitration Ban: There’s a Line in the Sand - But the Tide May Still Come In
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2016

On November 7, 2016 a federal judge in Mississippi granted a request to temporarily enjoin CMS from implementing a federal rule, scheduled to take


Federal Court Enjoins "Blacklisting" Rule, but Contractors Are Not Out of the Woods Yet
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

On Oct. 24, 2016, a U.S. District Court issued a preliminary injunction restraining the U.S. Government from implementing the “Fair Pay and Safe


“Yes, I Agree”: With a Click, Uber Drivers Can Waive Right To Bring Class Action Suits
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

Recently, in a major win for employers and companies that transact business on the internet, the Ninth Circuit upheld the use of arbitration


Yes, We Can (Order a Country to Suspend Criminal Prosecution and Extradition): Hydro v. Albania Redux
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Albania, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 27 2016

An update, if not an epilogue, to the Hydro v. Albania saga. As described in our prior post, the ICSID arbitration tribunal in that case had imposed


California Enacts Laws Aimed at Choice of Law Provisions in Arbitration Agreements and the Conduct of Arbitral Proceedings
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

Given California’s past resistance to mandatory arbitration agreements with class action waivers, it should come as no surprise that the state has now