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Will California's Attempt To Invalidate Arbitration Agreements And Class Action Waivers For CCPA Claims Prove Successful?
The day the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) will become operative (January 1, 2020) is fast approaching. We have written extensively about the CCPA since it passed, and our
United States
9 Sep 2019
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Singapore Launches Public Consultation On Conditional Fee Agreements
At present, conditional fee agreements (CFAs) are prohibited under Singapore law, putting Singapore at a disadvantage compared to some other major arbitral seats
Singapore
5 Sep 2019
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English High Court Sets Aside International Arbitral Award For Failure To Comply With English Rule In Browne v. Dunn
In an interesting May 2019 judgment, the English High Court in P v. D [2019] EWHC 1277 (Comm) set aside an arbitral award in a London-seated international commercial arbitration
United States
27 Aug 2019
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Malaysian Federal Court And English Court Of Appeal Issue Rare Anti-Arbitration Injunctions
On July 1, 2019, in Jaya Sudhir a/l Jayaram v Nautical Supreme Sdn Bhd & Ors (Federal Court Civil Appeal No. 02(i)-83-09/2018(W)) ("Jaya Sudhir Jayaram"),
Malaysia
23 Aug 2019
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Newly Signed Singapore Convention To Make International Settlement Agreements Directly Enforceable In Convention States
Mediation is a form of dispute resolution involving discussions that are supervised and facilitated by an independent third-party mediator
Singapore
19 Aug 2019
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PRC Plans To Allow FTZ-Registered Foreign Arbitral Institutions To Lawfully Administer Arbitrations In Mainland China
On 6 August 2019, the State Council of the People's Republic of China (the "PRC") issued a plan for the New Lingang Area[1] of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone (the "FTZ Plan"),
United States
16 Aug 2019
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Court Holds That Arbitration Clause In "Hybridwrap" Terms Is Unenforceable
A federal district court in Illinois recently held in Anand v. Heath that a digital marketing company could not force a user to arbitrate because a "Continue" button on its website did not provide clear notice.
United States
29 Jul 2019
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Blair v. Rent-A-Center, Inc.: California's McGill Rule Not Preempted By The FAA
The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of Rent-A-Center, Inc.'s motion to compel arbitration in a putative class action
United States
23 Jul 2019
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New Hague Convention Seeks To Facilitate Global Enforcement Of Judgments
On July 2, 2019, the delegates of the 22nd Diplomatic Session of the Hague Conference on Private International Law ("HCCH") finalized and adopted a new multilateral treaty,
United States
18 Jul 2019
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BNA v BNB: Singapore High Court Upholds Tribunal's Jurisdiction By Interpreting Agreement For "Arbitration In Shanghai" To Provide For A Singapore Seat
On July 1, 2019, the Singapore High Court handed down its anonymized decision in BNA v BNB [2019] SGHC 142 ("BNA"). The case involved an application under section 10(3)
United States
17 Jul 2019
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Singapore Considers Amendments To Its International Arbitration Act
On June 26, 2019, Singapore's Ministry of Law (the "Ministry") published a consultation paper seeking comments from the public on six proposals for amendments to Singapore's International
United States
12 Jul 2019
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Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela: The Supreme Court Clarifies That Clear Consent Is Necessary For Class Arbitration
On April 24, 2019, the Supreme Court's decision in Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela made it clear that an arbitration agreement must explicitly contemplate and provide for class arbitration
United States
14 May 2019
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Brexit: Jurisdication Implications For Contracting Parties And Disputes
The Brexit date of 29 March 2019 is fast approaching, and there is now a distinct possibility of the UK leaving the EU without agreed terms.
European Union
25 Jan 2019
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Brexit: Governing Law Implications For Contracting Parties And Disputes
The Brexit date of 29 March 2019 is fast approaching, and there is now a distinct possibility of the UK leaving the EU without agreed terms.
United States
25 Jan 2019
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Brexit: Recognition And Enforcement Of Judgments Implications For Contracting Parties And Disputes
The Brexit date of 29 March 2019 is fast approaching, and there is now a distinct possibility of the UK leaving the EU without agreed terms.
European Union
25 Jan 2019
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Leave Arbitration To The Arbitrator: No "Wholly Groundless" Exception Where Contract Delegates Arbitrability Determination To The Arbitrator
The United States Supreme Court continued the pro-arbitration trend in its jurisprudence, as well as its strict construction of the Federal Arbitration Act, in its unanimous decision in Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc., ...
United States
22 Jan 2019
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California Says #MeToo With SB 1300: The Impact On Employers
A California bill that has emerged from the #MeToo movement and is likely to increase employers' costs and exposure in defending harassment claims will take effect on January 1, 2019
United States
27 Dec 2018
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Updating Evidence Laws For The Digital Space: Overseas Production Orders
In a bid to keep English law up to date with technological advances, the Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Bill 2018 has passed the committee stage at the House of Lords.
European Union
28 Nov 2018
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Annual California Legislative Recap
Another year has passed in the California Legislature, with new laws and amendments affecting California employers.
United States
6 Nov 2018
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The Money That Cost Too Much – Unexplained Wealth Orders (Update)
The target of the UK's first unexplained wealth order (UWO) has been made public after reporting restrictions expired last week.
UK
17 Oct 2018
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