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Reminder: TCPA claims are arbitrable
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2013

The District of Massachusetts recently found that TCPA claims arising from debt collection calls fall within the scope of an arbitration agreement

Launch of Europe’s largest telecoms satellite presents astronomical opportunities for space arbitration rules
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • August 20 2013

The recent successful launch of the world's most advanced telecommunications satellite, Alphasat I-4A F4, from French Guiana represents a landmark

General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have

Timeline - a guide to the legal milestones ahead - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • May 1 2014

This is a guide to key legal developments in the coming months and years ahead (UK perspective).The developments include changes in employment law

Arbitration clauses and class action risk in consumer contracts: the variable Canadian landscape
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 22 2014

The recent Saskatchewan Court of Appeal decision in Chatfiled v Saskatchewan Telecommunications has emphasized the need for corporations entering

Ofcom decision on alternative dispute resolution schemes
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2012

The Communications Act 2003 places a duty on Ofcom to secure the availability of Alternative Dispute Resolution schemes for domestic and small business customers

Divided Supreme Court endorses use of class arbitration waivers
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 27 2011

On April 27, 2011, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) protects an employer’s right to include a class action waiver in its arbitration agreement even though a state law bars such provisions as unconscionable

Supreme Arbitration Court may review ruling on the invalidity of the Altimo and TeliaSonera agreement
  • CMS, Russia
  • Russia
  • April 29 2011

The Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation (the "SAC") has registered an application filed by Altimo Holdings and Investments Ltd ("Altimo") for a supervisory review of the rulings of the lower courts which have found the agreement to combine the shares of JSC MegaFon and Turkcell to be invalid

Supreme court decision limits class action suits
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

In a decision handed down on Wednesday, April 27th, the United States Supreme Court put the brakes on a growing judicial trend to deny enforcement of consumer contract arbitration provisions in class action cases

U.S. Supreme Court overturns ban on class action waivers in arbitration clauses
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court held yesterday that the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") preempts California law banning class action waiver provisions in consumer arbitration agreements