11th Circuit: Arbitrator Must Decide Whether Overdraft Claims Are Arbitrable

ATLANTA - The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 21 ruled that an arbitrator should decide whether a putative class action against M&T Bank Corp. regarding checking account overdraft fees goes to arbitration, reversing the decision of a federal court (In Re: Checking Account Overdraft Litigation,  (Maxine Aarons Given, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. M&T Bank Corp., et al.), No. 11-14282, 11th Cir.).

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