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One Supreme Court Arbitration Case To Watch This Fall

Published: Aug 04, 2020
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This fall, the US Supreme Court will consider the question of whether the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York Convention), permits a nonsignatory to an arbitration agreement to compel arbitration based on the doctrine of equitable estoppel. This is an important issue in many...

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Keeping It Local: Another Court Denies FLSA Conditional Certification Due To Lack Of Personal Jurisdiction

Published: Aug 02, 2020
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Several courts have held that plaintiffs in nationwide FLSA collective actions must either sue in the state in which general jurisdiction exists over the defendant corporation (where it is incorporated or has its principal place of business) or limit the case to employees who worked in the state in which...

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Federal Circuit Courts Affirm ADA Preemption Of State Law Claims Challenging Air Ambulance Prices

Published: Jul 31, 2020
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The U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits recently affirmed district court opinions holding that the Airline Deregulation Act (ADA)1 preempted state law claims that challenged prices charged by air ambulance service providers. They join a growing number of federal courts that have similarly found preemption of...

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