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Obama Administration Looking to Curb Mandatory Insurance Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:32:32 PM
Description: With just over a month left in office, President Obama and his administration is pressing states to curb the use of fine print arbitration clauses in contracts by insurance providers. The request comes via an insurance report recently released by


New Arbitration Center in the British Virgin Islands Opens Its Doors
12/24/2016 12:27:18 PM
Description: The British Virgin Islands now offers a new option for businesses to resolve disputes peacefully and without the expense or frustration of a trial. The British Virgin Islands new arbitration center is formally open for business and many of the


Philippine Leader Questions Arbitration Ruling
11/6/2016 10:33:22 AM
Description: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently stated he plans to raise a controversial arbitration ruling on the South China Sea with leaders of China. Duterte also vowed he will not surrender to any sovereignty or deviate from the July award given


Ely Minnesota Dispute Likely Headed to Arbitration
10/15/2016 12:59:47 PM
Description: Arbitration appears to be in the future in the Ely City Council dispute regarding the termination of the city’s zoning administrator. Council members voted 6-0 recently to reject the grievance filed by the administrator and request the issue


Clinton to Weigh In on Wells Fargo Issues
10/15/2016 12:59:05 PM
Description: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton this week stated she will propose the curbing of forced arbitration in response to the Wells Fargo cases currently making news. She made her announcement in a stump speech on the campaign trail in


Nevada Supreme Court Makes Decision about Burlesque Dancer Lawsuit
10/15/2016 12:53:36 PM
Description: A lawsuit was recently filed against a Las Vegas nightclub alleging owners secretly filmed burlesque dancers naked and changing into their costumes in the private dressing room. The lawsuit has passed a preliminary hurdle and is headed to court. The


Arbitration between Lowe’s and Woolworth’s Underway
9/21/2016 11:30:12 PM
Description: Lowe’s has entered into arbitration with retailer Woolworths, after Lowe’s made a claim for hundreds of millions of dollars for compensation in their failed Masters home improvement business. Woolworth’s recently confirmed the


Ruling Gives Uber Leverage over Drivers
9/21/2016 11:27:48 PM
Description: Uber Technologies Inc.’s arbitration agreements were recently ruled to be valid according to an appeals court. The US Court of Appeals in San Francisco court determined Uber has the authority to enforce the agreements with drivers, which


Rent-A-Center Dispute Headed to Arbitration
9/21/2016 11:25:25 PM
Description: The lawsuit filed against retailer Rent-A-Center in connection with a dispute between an employee of the company and two customers will now proceed to arbitration. The decision was made by the Court of Appeals for the Ninth District of Texas at


RIL Contemplating Dropping Arbitration Request
9/10/2016 11:58:11 AM
Description: Reliance Industries’ board is considering dropping the arbitration against the government next year concerning the authority the government has to fix gas prices. Reliance would need to withdraw from arbitration if it intends to charge higher