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SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Suski author.

SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Suski

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. The Supreme Court heard oral argument February 28 in Coinbase...

By George Friedman
California Court Enforces Clickwrap Agreement Containing Arbitration Clause with Delegation author.

California Court Enforces Clickwrap Agreement Containing Arbitration Clause with Delegation

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. The Court in Jane Doe #1 (I.G.) v. Massage Envy...

By George Friedman
Pioneering a Transformative Approach to Dispute Resolution at the American Arbitration Association author.

Pioneering a Transformative Approach to Dispute Resolution at the American Arbitration Association

At the heart of the American Arbitration Association (AAA®) lies a vibrant culture of innovation and a forward-looking approach to...

By Kendal Enz
The Business Response to the Rise in Mass Arbitrations  author.

The Business Response to the Rise in Mass Arbitrations 

It is a lesser-known fact but most businesses usually cover most, if not all, of the costs associated with the...

By Damini Mohan
Ticketmaster’s New Dispute Resolution Process – Rethinking Consumer Arbitration author.

Ticketmaster’s New Dispute Resolution Process – Rethinking Consumer Arbitration

Within the vibrant and expansive world of live entertainment and ticketing, where the stage is set, the lights are lowered,...

By Indraneel Gunjal, Damini Mohan
The Coinbase Case: Implications for Standard Form Contract Arbitration Disputes author.

The Coinbase Case: Implications for Standard Form Contract Arbitration Disputes

In a class action suit brought against Coinbase, a CryptoCurrency trading platform,  its consumers asserted that their accounts were mishandled,...

By Damini Mohan
Arbitration Conversation No. 100: Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 100: Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott of Virginia

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Congressman Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, who has represented Virginia’s third congressional...

By Robert Scott, Amy Schmitz
2023: The Year of OArb author.

2023: The Year of OArb

A common question asked after our presentations on online dispute resolution (ODR) is: “when can we expect the arrival of...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
Metaverse and Digital Identity author.

Metaverse and Digital Identity

The term metaverse was first coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash.  In the novel,...

By Ken Korea
Arbitration Conversation No. 86: Travis Lenkner, Managing Partner of Keller Lenkner LLC., The Attorney Who Took On Amazon author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 86: Travis Lenkner, Managing Partner of Keller Lenkner LLC., The Attorney Who Took On Amazon

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Travis Lenkner, Managing Partner of Keller Lenkner LLC. Travis has previous...

By Travis Lenkner, Amy Schmitz
Musings of Metaverse Arbitration author.

Musings of Metaverse Arbitration

What is the internet’s current favorite buzzword? Metaverse. In simple terms, the metaverse is an interactive three-dimensional virtual world. The...

By Brittany Munn, Amy Schmitz
Canada– Court Determines Arbitrator Jurisdiction, Exercising Exception to Competence-Competence  author.

Canada– Court Determines Arbitrator Jurisdiction, Exercising Exception to Competence-Competence 

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Isagenix International LLC v. Harris, 2023 BCCA 96, Justice...

By Joanne Luu
SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Coinbase author.

SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Coinbase

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. The Supreme Court heard oral argument this week...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 99: Chris Poole, CEO of JAMS author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 99: Chris Poole, CEO of JAMS

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Chris Poole Chief Executive Officer of JAMS, the largest provider of...

By Chris Poole, Amy Schmitz
Tenth Circuit: Effective Vindication Exception Invalidates Arbitration Agreement. ERISA Action Advances in Court author.

Tenth Circuit: Effective Vindication Exception Invalidates Arbitration Agreement. ERISA Action Advances in Court

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. A U.S. Court of Appeals holds that the...

By Harry Jacobowitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 98: Arbitrator Gary Benton author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 98: Arbitrator Gary Benton

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Gary Benton, an internationally recognized Arbitrator and Mediator with expertise in...

By Gary L. Benton, Amy Schmitz
Canada– Class Actions: Rules for Referral to Arbitration Should be Followed  author.

Canada– Class Actions: Rules for Referral to Arbitration Should be Followed 

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Vidéotron c. 9238-0831 Québec inc. (Caféier-Boustifo), 2023 QCCA 110,...

By Marie-Claude Martel
Arbitration Conversation No. 97: Lela Love, Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Res’n, Cardozo Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 97: Lela Love, Director, Kukin Program for Conflict Res’n, Cardozo Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Lela Porter Love, a professor of law and director of the...

By Lela Love, Amy Schmitz
Split Ninth Circuit Holds California’s AB-51 is Preempted by the FAA author.

Split Ninth Circuit Holds California’s AB-51 is Preempted by the FAA

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. A divided Ninth Circuit Panel holds that California’s...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 96: Allen Waxman, President & CEO of CPR author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 96: Allen Waxman, President & CEO of CPR

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Allen Waxman, the President & CEO of the International Institute for...

By Allen Waxman, Amy Schmitz
EFASASHA Didn’t Invalidate Employment PDAA, But Unconscionability Did author.

EFASASHA Didn’t Invalidate Employment PDAA, But Unconscionability Did

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Because the employee’s sexual harassment lawsuit predated the...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 95: Olof Heggemann, Founder, Eperoto author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 95: Olof Heggemann, Founder, Eperoto

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Olof Heggemann, Founder of Eperoto.com. Olof has a professional background in...

By Olof Heggemann, Amy Schmitz
Mandatory Arbitration in Investment Disputes? Registered Investment Advisers Get to Decide… author.

Mandatory Arbitration in Investment Disputes? Registered Investment Advisers Get to Decide…

Most investors do not understand the difference between two types of financial advisors who they often rely on for investment...

By Brittany Munn
Canada – Procedural Fairness in International Arbitration author.

Canada – Procedural Fairness in International Arbitration

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. “Out here, due process is a bullet”, said John...

By Myriam Seers
Arbitration Conversation No. 94: Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration, FMCS author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 94: Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration, FMCS

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration and of the Office of Shared...

By Arthur Pearlstein, Amy Schmitz
SCOTUS Again Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award author.

SCOTUS Again Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. For the second time in a few months,...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 93: Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Texas A&M School of Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 93: Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Texas A&M School of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez from the Texas A&M School of...

By Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Amy Schmitz
Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I) author.

Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I)

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. This past year brought two important decisions about the...

By Eric Morgan, James Plotkin
Arbitration Conversation No. 92: Arbitrator Lisa Munro, Partner at Lerners LLP author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 92: Arbitrator Lisa Munro, Partner at Lerners LLP

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arbitrator Lisa Munro, a partner at Lerners LLP. Lisa brings to...

By Lisa C. Munro, Amy Schmitz
SCOTUS to Take Up FAA Section 16 Question author.

SCOTUS to Take Up FAA Section 16 Question

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Reversing a recent trend, the Supreme Court has...

By George Friedman

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