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Split High Court: California Appeals Court Must Enforce Arbitration Agreement
Posted on 14 Dec 2015 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (Mealey’s) A California appellate panel erred when it refused to enforce an arbitration clause contained in a cable provider’s customer agreement, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning, finding that the appellate... Read More

Conceiving of the End of Class Arbitration: Supreme Court's Action in AT&T Mobility
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

By John E. Porter and Ronald M. Oster In AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion (2011), a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the FAA preempted CA's Discover Bank rule, which held waivers of class arbitration in consumer contracts unconscionable... Read More

Cruz v. Cingular Wireless, LLC, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16811 (August 11, 2011)
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Corporate and Securities Law Community Staff

LexisNexis Overview: Florida public policy that would invalidate waivers of class actions in cell phone customers' contracts was an obstacle to the Federal Arbitration Act's objective of enforcing arbitration agreements according to their terms... Read More

Supreme Court Upholds AT&T's Contract Clause Prohibiting Class-Wide Arbitration
Posted on 10 May 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision upholding an arbitration clause barring class-wide arbitration. The decision has important implications for telecommunications and other consumer contracts, including website... Read More