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January 8
2019

U.S. Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split, Reverses Fifth Circuit, Regarding Who Decides Whether a Claim Belongs in Arbitration

By Tarush R. Anand – Shareholder, Houston, TX On January 8, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court made an important ruling in the area of arbitrations. The issue before the Court was essentially this: When there is an arbitration clause in a contract, … Read full post…

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November 26
2012

SCOTUS: Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) Displaces Outright State Prohibition against Arbitration of a Particular Type of Claim.

Prior to consideration by the Supreme Court of the United States, the Oklahoma Supreme Court held noncompetition agreements in employment contracts were void and unenforceable under an Oklahoma statute which limits the enforceability of noncompetition agreements. The U.S. Supreme Court … Read full post…

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November 6
2012

Eleventh Circuit: Seamen’s Arbitration Agreements are Enforceable

The Eleventh Circuit holds yet again that seamen’s arbitration agreements are enforceable in Kenneth Fernandes v. Carnival Corp., 09-15675 (11th Cir. Jul. 12, 2012). Following up on its own recent precedents, Lindo v. NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., 652 F.3d 1257 (11th Cir. 2011) … Read full post…

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