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Another Court Compelling Arbitration Based on AT&T Mobility; Extending the Supreme Court’s Analysis yet Further?

By Louis M. Solomon Kaltwasser v. AT&T Mobility LLC , Case No. C 07-00411 (N.D. Cal. Sept. 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], involves claims similar to those that the Supreme Court addressed in its significant decision of earlier this year, AT&T MobilityLLC...

New York’s Intermediate Appellate Court, Vacating Earlier Ruling

Reaffirms that It Is the Court, Not the Arbitrator, Who Decides Threshold Issue of Arbitrability By Louis M. Solomon We earlier blogged on the Appellate Divisions decision in Jalas v. Halperin . The Appellate Division subsequently granted a motion to reargue that decision, vacated the earlier...

Arbitration Compelled for Industry-wide Antitrust Claim Made against a Single Defendant despite Active Participation in Multidistrict Litigation for Over a Year

Nokia Corp., et al. v. AU Optronics Corp. (AUO), et al. , MDL No. 1827 (N.D. Cal. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], orders arbitration on the basis of reasoning that is noteworthy for the litigation of international disputes. Nokia's complaint alleges a price...