Arbitration

Dzingel: "It shows the confidence that they have in me"

On his new two-year deal:<p>Today was definitely new to me. It was a whirlwind for me and my family and a great day for us. The organization and Pierre …

Dorion: "I think it's a win for everyone"

On agreeing to a two-year contract with Dzingel and avoiding arbitration:<p>First of all, we're really happy. Ryan has shown through the course of his …

Clarke MacArthur

Republicans target arbitration rule for consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are targeting a rule that would let consumers band together to sue their banks or credit card companies rather than use an arbitrator to resolve a dispute.<p>The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized the rule last week. The rule bans most types of mandatory …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

GOP Moving Forward With Plan To Block New Legal Protections For Bank, Credit Card Customers

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau recently finalized new rules that prevent banks and other financial institutions from stripping customers of …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Govt Seeks $3 Billion From RIL, Shell, ONGC In Panna Mukta And Tapti Case

The government has sought about $3 billion from Reliance Industries, Royal Dutch Shell and ONGC following a "partial" arbitration award in its favour …

Oil

Arbitration Provision Emerges as Flashpoint in Nafta Overhaul

Corporations, labor representatives clash on dispute settlement scheme, as U.S. leaves its fate unclear<p>WASHINGTON—A day after the Trump administration unveiled its objectives for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, U.S. businesses and a major labor coalition sparred over the …

NAFTA

Class Action Waivers Rob Workers of the Freedom to Negotiate With Their Employer

(Photo: Beth Cortez-Neavel; Edited: LW / TO)This week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), an independent agency that serves as a …

Liberal POV

How to Make Arbitration Work in Disputes With Your Bank

Fighting with your bank over unexpected fees? In a dispute with your auto lender or credit card company over a change in your interest rate?<p>In most …

Consumer Reports

Banks gear up to fight rule banning mandatory arbitration

The lucrative and costly business of class-action lawsuits has been turned upside down by a new federal rule. And the fight to save or kill it has just begun.<p>After years of review on the subject, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an independent federal watchdog agency, declared a new rule …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Rams, Kroenke seek arbitration in lawsuit

Things are starting to heat up in the St. Louis lawsuit against the Rams and the NFL over the relocation of the team to Los Angeles.<p>Attorneys for the …

St. Louis

New CFPB rules restrict bank arbitration clauses

New rules issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau make it easier for consumers to file a lawsuit against banks by restricting mandatory …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Carpio: PH 'dropped the ball' on arbitration victory against China

Watch also in iWantv or TFC.tv<p>A Supreme Court justice said the Philippines has "dropped the ball" on its 2016 arbitration victory against Beijing on …

South China Sea

Suing Banks Will Get Easier — if CFPB Rule Survives - NerdWallet

These days, if a bank treats you and other customers unfairly, you’re often barred from joining together and suing the bank.<p>That could soon change. …

Personal Finance

US consumer finance agency limits mandatory arbitration

A US consumer-protection agency is moving forward with its proposed rules to prevent financial institutions from requiring customers to give up the …

21st Century

Tatar hints arbitration contract would be his last deal with Red Wings

Jean-Yves Ahern / USA Today Sports<p>Tomas Tatar clearly isn't interested in signing a one-year deal.<p>The Detroit Red Wings forward, who filed for salary …

Ice Hockey

Granlund, Tatar among 30 players to file for arbitration

Anne-Marie Sorvin / USA TODAY Sports<p>Restricted free agents eligible for salary arbitration had to file by Wednesday's deadline, and 30 players opted …

Ice Hockey

Three Sabres file for arbitration

The Buffalo Sabres will have three of their five restricted free agents heading to league arbitration this summer.<p>The NHL Players' Association …

Ice Hockey

Blues D Parayko files for arbitration

St. Louis Blues defenceman Colton Parayko has filed for arbitration, the team confirmed Wednesday.<p>The deadline for players to file is Wednesday at …

Ice Hockey

Parayko files for salary arbitration, which takes him off the market

In a bit of a surprise move, Blues defenseman <b>Colton Parayko</b> filed for salary arbitration before Wednesday's 4 p.m. player-elected deadline.<p>It was a …

Ice Hockey

Sources: Wild's Nino Niederreiter files for arbitration

Restricted free agent Nino Niederreiter has filed for arbitration in advance of Wednesday's player-elected arbitration deadline, two sources …

Minneapolis

Sharia in America

This final post explains why, on the whole and with legally imposed hard limitations, sharia courts, using Islamic law, can adapt to the American experience and become a part of the religious arbitration landscape of America.<p>Islamic courts are becoming common in North America. Muslims are building …

Islamism

Criticisms of religious arbitration

There is a case to be made against religious arbitration. It has five flavors, each with its own approach.<p>The first can be called “<b>One Law for One People</b>.” While it is important for the liberal state to be respectful of cultural diversity, all need to be governed by a single law that none can opt …

Religion

Michael Broyde guest-blogging on ‘Sharia Tribunals, Rabbinical Courts, and Christian Panels: Religious Arbitration in America and the West’

I’m delighted to report that Prof. Michael Broyde (Emory Law School), will be guest-blogging here this coming week on his new book, “Sharia Tribunals, Rabbinical Courts, and Christian Panels: Religious Arbitration in America and the West” (just published by the Oxford University Press). Broyde has …

Religion

Blackberry is sinking following its quarterly results despite getting a big boost from its arbitration win against Qualcomm (BBRY)

Thomson Reuters<p>Blackberry's stock price is dropping, even though the company turned a profit in the first quarter.<p>Shares were up 3.85% Thursday, before first quarter earnings were released, and lost that gain entirely in early trading on Friday, opening down 5.16%.<p>The company reported earnings of …

Business

Why Aren't More Employees Suing Uber?

When Uber cofounder Travis Kalanick announced his resignation as CEO on Tuesday, many of those who pushed for his ouster after years of management …

Technology

Unified Guitar Works Arbiter

Introducing the brand new Unified Guitar Works Arbiter. The Arbiter is inspired by the design and hardware of the Les Paul Junior as a starting point …

Guitar

Trump Administration Sides With Employers Over Workers On Arbitration Agreements

More populism.<p>WASHINGTON ― The Trump White House will stand with corporations over workers in a looming Supreme Court battle involving arbitration agreements, according to a copy of an amicus brief obtained by HuffPost on Friday.<p>Arbitration agreements prevent workers from pursuing class-action …

Trump Administration

RIL-BP to invest $6 billion in developing new gas fields in KG-D6 block

Reliance Industries and its partner BP plc on Thursday announced investment of US$ 6 billion in developing new gas fields in the KG-D6 block after an …

Oil

Trump Administration Will Allow Nursing Homes To Strip Residents Of Legal Rights

The Trump administration has proposed revising a rule that hasn’t even gone into effect yet, with the goal of making sure that nursing home residents …

Law

The Trump Administration Wants to Kill a Rule Protecting Elderly From Nursing Home Abuses

Consumer advocates blast move: "It’s hard to imagine a more callous policy."<p>During the last months of the Obama administration, the federal …

Trump Administration