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CFPB has much more work to do on arbitration study
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2013

The day after we released our study of class action litigation, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued some preliminary results in


Will California strike again? The latest word from the California Supreme Court on enforcing arbitration agreements
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

The California Supreme Court has a long history of inventing new ruleseither from common law or as "glosses" on statutesto invalidate


Adjudicator's million pound error fails to stop enforcement of decision
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

In deciding a dispute about the inflation adjustment to payments under a contract for road maintenance over many years, an adjudicator made an error


New ICC Expertise Rules entry into force on 1 February 2015
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Global
  • March 18 2015

The ICC launched its new Expertise Rules (applicable as from 1 February 2015), which set out the parameters for expert services under the


Amendments to the internal rules of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice on recognition of foreign decisions
  • Mayer Brown - Tauil & Chequer
  • Brazil
  • March 18 2015

On 17 December 2014, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice amended its internal rules pertaining to the provisions on recognition of foreign awards


Palestine acceeds to the New York Convention
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Palestine
  • March 18 2015

On 2 January 2015, Palestine Authority officials presented to the United Nations documents for accession to 16 international conventions and treaties


The end of sports arbitration in Germany?
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Germany
  • March 18 2015

A decision of the Higher Regional Court of Munich ("Oberlandesgericht München”) dated 15 January 2015 could have a material effect on sports


New Arbitration Rules of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) entry into force on 1 January 2015
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • China
  • March 18 2015

The new CIETAC Arbitration Rules came into effect on 1 January 2015 and follow the changes adopted in the Arbitration Rules of major institutions


The new Brazilian Civil Procedure Code and arbitration
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Brazil
  • March 18 2015

On 16 March 2015 the Brazilian President signed the bill enacting the new Code of Civil Procedure. The new Code will make some changes with respect


Supreme Court grants certiorari in American Express arbitration case
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

The Supreme Court has just granted certiorari in American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, No. 12-133. Earlier today, my colleague Andy Pincus previewed the issue presented to the Court, which is (in a nutshell) whether plaintiffs may avoid their agreements to arbitrate on an individual rather than class-wide basis by contending that they cannot “effectively vindicate” their federal claims without the use of the class device