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Justice Gorsuch Delivered . . . A Win For Class Arbitration Waivers

USA - May 22 2018 SCOTUS finally delivered its decision today in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the consolidated case that addresses whether employers can require…

Mississippi Clarifies When “Evident Miscalculation” Exists To Modify An Arbitration Award

USA - May 17 2018 The Supreme Court of Mississippi issued a new opinion that sheds light on a topic that doesn’t come up often: when can an arbitration award be…

SCOTUS Adds Another Class Arbitration Case To Its Docket

USA - April 30 2018 Today the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in another case involving the Federal Arbitration Act. The case, Lamps Plus, Inc. v…

1st Circuit Issues Reminder That Courts Can Enjoin Conduct Pending Arbitration

USA - April 27 2018 One question I get frequently is whether a party can protect the status quo by seeking a court injunction, even if there is an arbitration agreement…

Spring State Court Smorgasbord: Three Decisions Hostile To Arbitration

USA - April 14 2018 The focus today is recent state appellate court decisions on arbitration. Because there are an awful lot of them, I am going to divide them roughly…

Spring State Court Smorgasbord: Seven Decisions Friendly To Arbitration

USA - April 14 2018 The last post focused on three recent state appellate court decisions that refused to compel arbitration or vacated an award, and this follow-up post…

ISS Updates FAQs on U.S. Proxy Voting Research and Policies

USA - April 2 2018 ISS has updated its frequently asked questions on U.S. Proxy Voting Research Procedures & Policies (Excluding Compensation-Related). New and updated…

Mall Smoothie Does Not Bind Teenager To Mom’s Arbitration Agreement With Credit Card

USA - March 25 2018 A new Seventh Circuit case answers the age-old question: if a fourteen-year-old swipes her mom’s credit card to complete a smoothie purchase at the…

Second Circuit Puts Out Simultaneous Class Arbitration Opinions

USA - March 15 2018 Two different panels of the Second Circuit issued opinions about class arbitration on the same day last week. One creates a circuit split over how…

Arbitration In the Eye of the Storm

USA - March 8 2018 The Federal Arbitration Act provides that an arbitration agreement must be "written," but it does not also say it must be signed by all parties…