More on SCOTUS’ 5-4 Holding in Home Depot that Third-Party Counterclaim Defendants Can’t Remove a Class Action
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As promised, here’s a more detailed analysis of the Supreme Court’s Home Depot decision that the term “defendant,” as used in the general removal statute and in the class action removal statute,

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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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The Presidents and Arbitration: from Washington to Trump: An Update
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The Presidents and Arbitration: from Washington to Trump: An Update

By George H. Friedman*

SAC Contributing Legal Editor and Board of Editors Member

For the third year in a row,

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We Called It (Again)! SCOTUS Holds Unanimously in New Prime that the FAA Exempts Independent Contractors
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In an arbitration-centric Opinion authored by Justice Gorsuch, the Supreme Court on January 15th holds unanimously in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira,

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We Called It! In Justice Kavanaugh’s First Opinion, SCOTUS Holds Unanimously in Henry Schein That There’s No “Wholly Groundless” Delegation Exception under the FAA
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In the first Opinion authored by Justice Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court holds unanimously in Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales,

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The New Year is Here: What’s in Store for Arbitration and the Financial Services Field?
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By George H. Friedman*

SAC Contributing Legal Editor and Board of Editors Member

With the new year here, it’s time for my annual predictions.

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