In case you missed them, here are the Top 10 Highlights of Arbitration in 2021 to look back on as we kick off 2022!
Highlight #10 – The Amazon ‘about-face’, deleting their arbitration clause in the wake of mass filings Travis Lenkner [@tdlenk] discusses the mass filings, here.
Highlight #9 – Growth of new online arbitration platforms like FairClaims and @fairshake
Highlight #8 – Congressional hearings on sexual harassment arbitration, see here.
Highlight #7 – Facebook created an oversight board that is essentially arbitration, link here.
Highlight #6 – SCOTUS is poised to again weigh in on the “transportation worker” issue, see the link to the petition here.
Highlight #5 – Major arbitration institutions announce mass arbitration procedures, see here.
Highlight #4 – SCOTUS ends the year “cert-happy” for arbitration, including questions at the crossroads of the FAA and California’s PAGA, link here.
Highlight #3 – Brought to you by the amazing @BrianDFarkas is the NDA and arbitration saga involving the former president, see here.
Highlight #2 – Continued and much-needed discussion regarding ways to improve diversity in arbitration, The Improving Diversity in Arbitration Colloquium hosted by Arbitrate.com and Texas A&M School of Law.
Highlight #1 – Drumroll please…… Normalization and expansion of “OArb” (Online Arbitration) including the proliferation of OArb Protocols — See my index here.
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