Enforcing Your Arbitration Agreement: Why, How, And Whether


In This Issue:

- What Law Applies to Arbitration Clauses?

- What Do You Have to Prove?

- How Have Courts Treated Motions to Compel Arbitration?

- Do You Want to Enforce Your Arbitration?

- What Should You Do?

- For More Information

- Excerpt from What Law Applies to Arbitration Clauses?:

Section 2 of the Federal -

Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. § 1, et al. (the “FAA”) governs arbitration agreements in transactions “affecting commerce.” Courts have held that a diverse variety of contracts “affect commerce,” including employment contracts, service contracts, credit card agreements, and sales contracts. Section 2 of the FAA provides that arbitration agreements involving commerce are enforceable, unless general contract defenses can be applied to invalidate

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