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The Board vs. the Courts: Will 2016 mark the final showdown for class action waivers in arbitration agreements?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2016

Arbitration agreements are practical tools that help employers protect confidential information and avoid the costs associated with traditional


Supreme Court Disconnects Plaintiffs’ Attempt to Avoid Class Arbitration Waiver
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2015

In a 6-3 decision yesterday, the Supreme Court in DirecTV, Inc. v. Imburgia, 577 U.S. ___, S. Ct. (2015) reversed a decision of the California Court


The Next Chapter - Uber Responds to District Court Order With a New Arbitration Agreement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

Not only did Uber respond to the district court's December 9, 2015, ruling (discussed in our December 11 blog) with an immediate notice of appeal


District Judge Rules Uber’s Arbitration Agreements Unenforceable on Public Policy Grounds
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2015

On September 2, we addressed the much-publicized O’Connor v. Uber Technologies, Inc. case (No. 13-cv-03826-EMC) pending before the U.S. District


Day 1: Your First Five Questions (times four): a practical guide to the amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - proportionality
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

The current amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedureand, in particular, those that address the practice of civil discoveryare the product of five


Justices take on another California rule when an arbitration agreement is too flawed to enforce
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts a California state court rule on unconscionable


PAGA in the news Ninth Circuit sides with California Supreme Court on enforcement of PAGA waivers and California amends the statute
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2015

Delivering a perhaps unexpected blow to employers, the Ninth Circuit sided with the California Supreme Court earlier this week in upholding the


Following the Sixth Circuit’s lead, Ohio appellate courts find whether an agreement allows class arbitration is a “gateway issue”
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

As we stated previously, the potential impact of whether entitlement to class arbitration is a “gateway issue” will likely diminish with each passing


CA Supreme Court upholds class action waivers in long-awaited Sanchez decision
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2015

On August 3, 2015, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Sanchez. V. Valencia Holding Company, LLC (2015) Cal.4th


Justices pass on second opportunity to resolve the California PAGA divide in the Bridgestone case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2015

For a second time the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging a California Supreme Court holding that the state’s Private Attorneys