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Federal Judge Orders Sony and Microsoft to Arbitration
11/6/2016 10:31:28 AM
Description: Sony’s request to arbitrate the claims filed against it by Microsoft regarding antitrust laws has been approved by a federal judge. The claims involve lithium ion batteries. Sony had requested the case be tossed because the claims were moot,


Uber Arbitration in Question
7/12/2016 10:35:24 AM
Description: An Uber customer has accused the company of violating antitrust laws and recently, a federal judge allowed Uber Technologies to be added as a defendant in an antitrust lawsuit against its CEO. The lawsuit is in regard to its pricing practices. The


Consumers Lose in Dispute over Credit Card Arbitration Clauses
12/5/2015 12:39:34 PM
Description: Consumers recently lost begin when a federal appeals court rejected claims that credit card issues colluded to require disputes between lends and consumers be settled through arbitration rather than class action suits. The ruling comes as mandatory


Senator Fights Back against Forced Arbitration
11/13/2015 6:33:19 PM
Description: US Senator Al Franken has once again called for limiting forced arbitration requirements when disputes arise between businesses, and their workers and customers. Franken spoke out again after the New York Times published information about contracts


Decade-Old Arbitration Lawsuit Dismissed
4/12/2014 2:38:21 PM
Description:   A lawsuit filed nearly ten years ago alleging that various credit cards companies and banks, including Citibank and American Express, colluded to force credit card holders to settle disputes through arbitration has been dismissed in Federal


American Antitrust Institute Supports Senator Al Franken’s Arbitration Reform Bill
1/6/2014 4:58:08 PM
Description: The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) has endorsed the recent legislation drafted by Senator Al Franken designed to reform the Federal Arbitration rules in the United States.  The bill, known as the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2013 (AFA),


U.S. Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit Reaffirms Employment Arbitration Agreements
8/22/2013 3:34:00 PM
Description: In recent legal news, two decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Second Circuit have confirmed the enforceability of employer arbitration agreements with regard to class action waivers.  The two cases were Sutherland v. Ernst &


Debt Collection Suit Entering Arbitration
7/16/2013 4:03:46 PM
Description:   Citibank, GE Capital and American Express recently won the right to arbitrate any class action putative claims regarding the legal debt collection practices.  The decision was handed down by a New York federal judge who determined that


Supreme Court Justices Support Corporation Rights in Dispute Resolution
6/26/2013 5:32:46 PM
Description:   The Supreme Court considered the issue of whether corporations were within their rights to generate their own rules regarding dispute resolution with their customers.  They determined that a group of merchants were bound by an agreement


U.S. Supreme Court To Make Landmark Decision on Anti-Class Action Arbitration Enforcement
2/27/2013 9:09:19 AM
Description:   This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that could limit the ability of businesses to impose anti-class action verbiage in their arbitration clauses.  While arbitration is a common form of dispute resolution