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Eleventh Circuit Holds Consumers Are Bound by Arbitration Provision Appearing on Product Wrapper
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2018

The Eleventh Circuit recently held that consumers were properly compelled to arbitration, and a putative class action was properly dismissed based on


Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Prevent Mandatory Arbitration Provisions for Workers
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2018

Arbitration clauses are ubiquitous in consumer and employment contracts. Frustrated with that widespread use, on October 30, United States House of


Arbitration Compelled in FCRA Dispute: Washington Federal Court Rules in Student Loan Servicer’s Favor, Citing Broad Language in Underlying Note
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

On October 18, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a motion to compel arbitration filed by student loan servicer


New Sexual Harassment Laws for New York Now In Effect
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2018

With the continued rise of the MeToo movement, New York has taken the reigns as one of the leaders in combating sexual harassment in the workplace


Eleventh Circuit: Availability of Class Arbitration Where Agreement is Silent is Question of Arbitrability for Court to Decide
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2018

On September 19, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion illustrating the importance of careful drafting of arbitration agreements


Man Bites Dog: Consumer Attorneys Required to Pay Defendant
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

On May 31, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a $150,000 sanctions award against three consumer attorneys and their law firms for bad faith


SCOTUS Permits Employee Arbitration Clauses That Forbid Class Actions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

On May 21, 2018, a divided U.S. Supreme Court held that employers can force employees into individual arbitration and avoid class action lawsuits


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Class Action Waivers in Employment Contracts, Adding to its Decisions Consistently Enforcing Arbitration Provisions
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2018

On May 21, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision penned by Justice Neil Gorsuch, held that employers can include a clause in their employment


No Bill of Sale? No Problem - District Court Orders Arbitration in FDCPA Action Even Though Original Bill of Sale Was Unavailable
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2018

A district court in the Northern District of Illinois recently granted a debt collector’s motion to compel arbitration in a Fair Debt Collection