Monthly News For April, 2019

SCOTUS Rules That Express Authorization is Required for Class Arbitration

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SCOTUS Rules That Express Authorization is Required for Class Arbitration

On April 24, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States decided Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, No.17-988, holding that courts may not compel class-wide arbitration based on an arbitration agreement that is ambiguous as to whether the parties agreed to arbitrate on a class basis.  Varela sued Lamps Plus in federal district court. The parties […]