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Morrison & Foerster LLP
The United States Supreme Court continued the pro-arbitration trend in its jurisprudence, as well as its strict construction of the Federal Arbitration Act, in its unanimous decision in Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc., ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Supreme Court held that courts should determine whether disputes are excluded from arbitration under the FAA
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Arbitration of employment claims continues to be a hot topic at the Supreme Court.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, where it decided independent contractor truck drivers cannot be forced into arbitration.
Herbert Smith Freehills
After reluctantly issuing an initial stay of enforcement in July 2018, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance recently dismissed an application by China Zenith Chemical Group Ltd (CZ)
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On January 15, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States held that the Federal Arbitration Act
Holland & Knight
On Jan. 15, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, holding (1) that a court (rather than an arbitrator) should resolve a dispute
Ford & Harrison LLP
Executive Summary: In New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, the U.S. Supreme Court held today that the Federal Arbitration Act's (FAA) exclusion of certain "contracts of employment" from the Act's coverage
Freeborn & Peters LLP
According to Thomas F. Bush, a member of the Litigation Practice Group, it is not surprising that the U.S. Supreme Court followed its trend of enforcing arbitration agreements very broadly by deciding to throw out...
BakerHostetler
As we noted in our Dec. 19, 2018, blog article, there were three arbitration cases involving the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), all argued in October 2018, pending on the Court's docket.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Kavanaugh, the United States Supreme Court held that courts must enforce as written arbitration agreements that require the "gateway"
Fenwick & West LLP
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held unanimously that when an arbitration delegates gateway issues of arbitrability to the arbitator to decide ...
Littler Mendelson
On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion written by Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court ruled that where parties have agreed to delegate issues of arbitrability to an arbitrator ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
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Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Over the past few years, the Supreme Court has issued a number of rulings that impacted the prosecution and defense of class actions in significant ways.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
Interpretation of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) has been a frequent issue considered by the U.S. Supreme Court this year. On October 29, 2018, the Supreme Court heard oral argument ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
The U.S. Supreme Court's first opinion of 2019, written by recently appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh, confirms the long-standing support of the Court ...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Synopsis : Many parties to ERISA litigation and arbitration pay lip service to the burden of proof, put on their respective cases and leave it to the trier of fact to decide which side deserves
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Supreme Court held that, under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), courts must enforce arbitration contracts according to their terms, including provisions authorizing arbitrators
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
On January 15, 2019, the United States Supreme Court held in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira that a trucking company could not compel its drivers, which it classified as independent contractors
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