Class Arbitration—Dying but Not Dead

August 19, 2015  |  New York Law Journal

Many entities doing business with the public have long preferred arbitration as a forum for resolving disputes with their customers. The Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in Stolt-Nielsen v. Animal Feeds International Corp. provided strong protection against class litigation for these entities. In this article, we discuss class arbitration and Judge Colleen McMahon’s recent decision in Edwards v. Macy's highlighting the risks associated with drafting broad arbitration clauses.

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