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Supreme Court Rules That Agreements Delegating Arbitrability Determinations To Arbitrators Must Be Enforced As Written And Are Not Subject To A “Wholly Groundless” Exception
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2019

On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Kavanaugh, the United States Supreme Court held that courts must enforce as written


California Federal Court Stays SOX Claim Pending Arbitration of Related Claims
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

On December 21, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California stayed a Plaintiff’s whistleblower retaliation claim under SOX


Lyft Steers FCRA Suit Into Arbitration
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

The arbitration agreement found in the terms of service a user must agree to when downloading the Lyft app operated to foreclose a Fair Credit


US: District court denies motion to compel arbitration because Defendant was a non-signatory to the relevant arbitration agreement and Plaintiff did not meet its burden in showing that it was acting as agent for one of the other signatories.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • January 2 2019

Plaintiff brought suit against several Defendants, including AT&T Services, Inc. (“AT&T”), Illinois Bell, and Sutherland Global Services, Inc


Arbitral proceedings in Qatar
  • White & Case LLP
  • Qatar, Global
  • December 11 2018

A structured guide to arbitral proceedings in Qatar


Law Firm’s Arbitration Provision Unconscionable
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

A California appellate panel determined that a law firm’s arbitration agreement with a partner was unconscionable, reversing a trial court’s grant of


5th Circuit finds company delay unfairly prejudiced plaintiff, reverses decision to compel arbitration
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2018

On November 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit reversed a lower court decision to grant a technology analytics company’s motion to


Fifth Circuit Holds That the Company in Class Action Waived Its Right to Arbitrate Because of Litigation Conduct
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2018

The standards for determining when a party waives its right to arbitrate through participation in litigation have never been uniform among the


This Week In Arbitration: Jay-Z, Waiver, And “Functus Officio”
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2018

Today’s post covers three new developments from this past week. The Fifth Circuit found a defendant waived its right to arbitrate a class action; the


Arbitral proceedings in Thailand
  • Rajah & Tann Asia
  • Thailand, Global
  • November 16 2018

A structured guide to arbitral proceedings in Thailand