That Didn’t Take Very Long: FAIR Act Approved by the House
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

Just days after being cued up for a possible vote, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act of 2019 was approved by the House of Representatives on September 20 by a mostly party-line vote.

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Senate Version of Justice for Servicemembers Act Introduced – By a Republican
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

Until now, the many anti-arbitration bills introduced in the 116th Congress have been sponsored by Democrats.

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Poor Henry Schein. After Seven Years, Still No Arbitration, Even After SCOTUS Victory Earlier this Year
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

Evaluating the parties predispute arbitration agreement (“PDAA”) for delegation of arbitrability after remand from SCOTUS earlier this year,

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Certiorari Granted in Eleventh Circuit Case Holding that Non-Signatory Party Cannot Compel Arbitration Under the NY Convention
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On the Term’s last day, SCOTUS on June 28 granted Certiorari in an arbitration-centric case. As we reported in SAA 2019-15 (Apr.

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House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee Holds Hearing on “Forced Arbitration.” Proposed Fair Act is Gaining Strength
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The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held a May 16 hearing titled “Justice Denied: Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of our Legal System.” The Senate Judiciary Committee held a similar hearing in April.

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An Ideologically Divided SCOTUS Holds 5-4 in Lamps Plus that Class Arbitration Takes Place Only Where the Parties Expressly Provide for It
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In the final arbitration-centric decision of the Term, the Supreme Court on April 24 held 5-4 in Varela v. Lamps Plus, Inc.,

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