9th Circuit Nixes Rule Barring Arbitration Of Public Injunctive Relief Claims

9th Circuit Nixes Rule Barring Arbitration Of Public Injunctive Relief Claims

SAN FRANCISCO - California's rule prohibiting arbitration of public injunctive relief claims runs afoul of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held Oct. 28 in reversing a ruling denying arbitration of California unfair competition law (UCL) claims (Kevin Ferguson, et al. v. Corinthian Colleges Inc., et al., No. 11-56965, 9th Cir.).

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