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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


The Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Iskanian only hardens the federal-state divide over PAGA claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2015

The divide continues between California and federal law on whether an arbitration agreement can entirely waive an employee’s ability to seek


The widening California divide: the rejection of Iskanian by federal district courts and potential resolution
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

In an October 22, 2014, posting, we addressed the growing divide between California federal district courts and the California Supreme Court over


In re application of Owl Shipping: does 1782 permit discovery to aid foreign arbitral proceedings?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2014

The District of New Jersey has issued a recent opinion highlighting a potential resource for parties engaged in foreign arbitral proceedings - the


High-court showdown looming? NLRB defends D.R. Horton Section 7 decision with full-throated rebuttal in Murphy Oil
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

In the wake of Federal Circuit courts rejecting its position on the issue of class action waivers, the National Labor Relations Board is digging in


The California divide: federal courts refuse to follow state Supreme Court’s Iskanian decision
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

One of the last barriers to full enforcement of arbitration agreements with class action waivers sustained another blow last week. A California


Third Circuit: availability of classwide arbitration is an issue for the courts not arbitrators unless the parties agreed otherwise
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

Wednesday, the Third Circuit held that the determination of whether an agreement allows classwide arbitration is a question of arbitrability for the


California Supreme Court again considers the validity of class and representative action waivers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2014

Today, in a highly-anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court in Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los Angeles, Inc. (Case No. S204032


Tenth Circuit criticizes district court for permitting “death by discovery” in dispute over arbitrability
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2014

The purpose of arbitration is to resolve disputes more quickly and inexpensively than litigation. It's getting less difficult to enforce such