Arbitration - ADR News
November 15, 2012
Forbes | November 15, 2012
Despite the Supreme Court’s recent affirmation that arbitration agreements must be enforced by their terms (AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion), some courts continue to go to great lengths to avoid them.
November 14, 2012
The Recorder | November 14, 2012
A big chunk of the plaintiff bar is mobilizing for Dec. 11 en banc arguments in Kilgore v. KeyBank. The case will determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a California rule that prohibits the arbitration of claims for broad, public injunctive relief.
November 13, 2012
Bloomberg | November 13, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal from American Express Co. (AXP) in a clash with retailers over the credit cards they must accept, a case that may reinforce millions of arbitration agreements.
November 8, 2012
ThomsonReuters | November 8, 2012
A lawyer for Goldman Sachs urged a U.S. appeals court Wednesday to send a former employee's gender discrimination dispute to arbitration rather than allow her to proceed with a proposed class action.
November 7, 2012
ThomsonReuters | November 7, 2012
A group of plaintiffs' lawyers are trying crowd-sourcing as a way to overcome a landmark 2011 Supreme Court ruling that thwarted class actions.
October 31, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek | October 31, 2012
Wells Fargo & Co., the biggest U.S. home lender, lost a bid to force the arbitration of customer disputes about overdraft fees.
October 11, 2012
Jacksonville Times-Union | October 11, 2012
Most people have been there. You go to the doctor’s office, and are promptly greeted with a stack of paperwork to fill out.
October 4, 2012
American Lawyer | Subscription Required | October 4, 2012
Attorneys representing the Delaware Court of Chancery have filed an appeal seeking to overturn a federal court decision that declared the court's confidential arbitration program unconstitutional, effectively killing the program.
September 28, 2012
Las Vegas Review-Journal | September 28, 2012
Amazon.com subsidiary Zappos lost an attempt on Thursday to force customers into arbitration over damages allegedly caused by a data leak in January.
September 24, 2012
Madison County Record | September 24, 2012
For the second time in two years, the Illinois Supreme Court has issued a ruling in a Fifth District case dealing with arbitration agreements.
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