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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


Following Precedent: Second Circuit Reaffirms Position Upholding Arbitration Agreements With Class Action Waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2016

Amid contrary decisions by the Seventh and Ninth Circuits, the Second Circuit followed its earlier precedent in Patterson v. Raymours Furniture Co


Reining In Individual Arbitration - Ninth Circuit Rules Class Waivers Unenforceable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

In a 2-1 ruling, the Ninth Circuit became the second federal court of appeals to agree with the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) position that


Iran's World Court Case Against the United States May Impact Investment Arbitration
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Iran, Turkey, USA
  • July 8 2016

On June 14, 2016, the Islamic Republic of Iran sued the United States of America in the International Court of Justice (also known as the “World


Seventh Circuit Bucks the Trend, Holding That Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employee Arbitration Agreements Violate the NLRA
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2016

In Lewis v. Epic Systems Corp., No. 15-2997 (7th Cir. May 26, 2016) (slip op.), the Seventh Circuit held that class and collective action waivers in