The Federal Arbitration Act is a United States federal statute enacted in 1925 that governs arbitration in contracts implicating interstate commerce. The Act applies in both federal and state courts.
The Supreme Court has issued a decision that resolves a split among the circuit courts and clarifies previous case law that some felt sounded the death knell for class arbitration....more
The big issue in arbitration law in 2012 was class arbitration. Many state court opinions that had found class arbitration waivers unconscionable were preempted under federal law based on application of Concepcion. And the...more