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Second Circuit Court of Appeals says Concepcion Does not apply to AMEX arbitration clause

On February 1, 2012, The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed, for the third time, the District Court’s decision granting American Express’ (“Amex”) motion to compel arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). The plaintiffs … Continue reading

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Meritless Motions to Compel Arbitration in Class Actions Follow Concepcion

There has been a  surge in the number of motions to compel arbitration filed in consumer class actions since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011) this spring. Some may have been warranted, but a … Continue reading

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Court Deems Arbitration Provision With Class Action Waiver Unconscionable

Following Concepcion v. ATT, the enforceability of arbitration provisions containing class action waivers has continued to be a focus of attention. See our recent posts here and here.  Last week, in Sanchez v. Valencia Holding Company, LLC (“Sanchez”), the California Court … Continue reading

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