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Late service provides basis for denial of motion to vacate arbitration award
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2009

A federal court has denied a motion to vacate an arbitration award where notice of the motion was served four days after the statutory period for such service


Contractual right to arbitration forfeited by refusal to respond to discovery requests
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2009

A federal district court denied defendants’ motion to compel arbitration of a contractual dispute pursuant to the contract’s mandatory arbitration clause where the same defendants had defaulted in an arbitration proceeding commenced by plaintiffs two years ago involving the same dispute


SEC approves new FINRA Rule permitting arbitrators to refer serious matters during arbitration proceedings
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a new rule of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority that permits an arbitrator, during the


Recent developments for litigation risk mitigation: the U.S. Supreme Court’s prescription
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

Over the past three years, since mid-2010, the Supreme Court has handed down a series of related decisions that, taken together, constitute an


Sixth Circuit affirms decision to enforce arbitration provision in retiree benefit dispute
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

The US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court's decision to grant defendant-appellee TRW Vehicle Safety Systems


Delaware Chancery Court upholds arbitration clause in employment agreement
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2012

The Delaware Court of Chancery dismissed several claims in a contract dispute between an employer and its former employee, holding that those claims were subject to the arbitration clause in an employment agreement between the parties


Defendant waived arbitration rights by failing to assert affirmative defense
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2009

Customers of NECC Telecom (NECC), a telephone service provider, brought an action against NECC asserting, among other things, violations of the Federal Communications Act of 1934 and the Federal Communications Commission's Truth-in-Billing Act


CFPB Proposes to Prohibit Arbitration Clauses by Banks
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Board proposed rules that would prohibit certain providers of financial products and services to consumers from


CFPB Arbitration Rule Summary: Class Action Waivers Prohibited in Broad Range of Consumer Credit Transactions
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2017

On July 10, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its Final Arbitration Rule. While the CFPB's Final Rule publication weighs in at


Second Circuit holds contractual forum selection clause supersedes FINRA mandatory arbitration rule
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2014

On August 21, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decided two closely watched appeals regarding the intersection of Financial Industry