Arbitration

United States: What Areas Of Law Does The Government Appeal In Civil Cases (Part 4)? (California Supreme Court Review) - Sedgwick LLP

Last time, we reviewed the areas of the law which governmental entities appealed between 2006 and 2012. Today, we complete the cycle, reviewing the …

Dispute Resolution

Building an all free-agent dream team on a budget

Free agency has been open for nearly two weeks, but things won't really get started until Monday in Orlando, Fla. It's here at the GM meetings, where …

Sports

D-Backs may pursue Martinez as part of 'aggressive' offseason

The Arizona Diamondbacks were ousted from the playoffs during the National League Division Series after their best regular season since winning the …

Sports

Trump Kills CFPB Arbitration Rule: The Little Guy Loses Again

President Trump signed a congressional resolution Wednesday that allows financial institutions to block customers (that’s us) from filing …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Virgin America, Alaska Airlines pilots win big pay increases, more retirement benefits following arbitration

Pilots for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America have won significant increases in pay and retirement benefits from Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) …

Airlines

Southeast Asian Leaders Go Soft on China Over Disputed Sea

China and a group of countries in Southeast Asia are likely to talk briefly about a territorial dispute when their leaders meet next month. But some …

South China Sea

NGO paid by health department even after shutdown, Esidimeni arbitration hears

Dorothy Franks, who headed non-governmental organisation Anchor, continued to receive payments from the provincial department of health and withdrew …

News (South Africa)

Red Sox's 2018 payroll early breakdown; and the taxes they'll pay for exceeding $197 million CBT ($3.8M for $19M overage)

You've probably heard the 2018 Red Sox's payroll already is approaching the $197 million tax threshold and the club almost certainly will need to …

Boston Red Sox

It's official: When a bank screws you over, you're on your own

Senate Republicans do not want their constituents to be able to defend themselves against banks and credit card companies.<p>The Senate split its vote …

Business

Congress overturns CFPB arbitration rule

On a mostly party-line vote, with Vice President Pence breaking the tie, the Senate last night cooled the heels of the CFPB just a bit. The vote …

Business

Senate Republicans Vote to Eliminate Rule That Would Allow Consumers to Sue Financial Institutions

Vice President Mike Pence cast the deciding vote Tuesday night, breaking a 50-50 tie in the Senate, to defeat a new rule that would have ensured …

Mike Pence

Senate GOP votes to repeal consumer rule

WASHINGTON — In a further rollback of Obama-era regulations, the Republican-led Senate voted narrowly to repeal a banking rule that would have …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Senate GOP moves to repeal consumer rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate narrowly voted Tuesday to repeal a banking rule that would let consumers band together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes.<p>Vice President Mike Pence cast the final vote to break a 50-50 tie. The banking industry had been …

Politics

Congress could strip consumers of right to sue banks and credit card companies

According to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), senators could vote as soon as Tuesday on a proposal to strip consumers of their right to sue many banks …

Liberal View

Treasury report slams consumer bureau in latest salvo over arbitration rule

The Treasury Department on Monday issued a report critical of a pending federal rule that would limit the use of forced arbitration by financial firms, calling it flawed and a giveaway to class-action attorneys.<p>The report is the latest salvo in an ongoing fight over the regulation, opposed by the …

Class Action

Treasury slams CFPB in new report on arbitration

The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday released a review of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) arbitration rule, finding that the agency’s regulation failed to meet its own stated requirements.<p>“… the Bureau failed to meaningfully evaluate whether prohibiting mandatory arbitration …

U.S. Treasury

OPINION Why the state media gag on Life Esidimeni is wrong

Government lawyers in the Life Esidimeni hearings have managed to stop the media speaking to families and lawyers‚ even preventing fact checking of …

Legal Aid

Arbitration Advice from the Community

Sunday, October 15th is a significant signpost for the fantasy baseball off-season as it marks the beginning of Ottoneu arbitration, the 30 day …

Sports Analytics

Africa needs to resist any temptation to dump investor-state arbitration

Withdrawal from the system of investor-state international arbitration thus not only sends a discouraging message to foreign investors but arguably …

Business (South Africa)

Supreme Court Allows For Rare Win In Customers’ Lawsuit Against Samsung

The Supreme Court has a long history of ruling <i>against</i> consumers when it involves a company’s attempt to strip its customers of their right to a day …

Law

Supreme Court won't hear Samsung's case on forcing arbitration

The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to consider a Samsung (OTC:SSNNF, OTC:SSNLF) case seeking to force those proposing class-action lawsuits against the …

Business

Arbitration Is Back at the Supreme Court

Obama’s labor board ignored precedent to promote class actions.<p>The Supreme Court is back in session this week, and so are the trial lawyers with attacks on legal arbitration despite repeated legal rebukes. On Monday the Justices will get a chance to reinforce their rulings when they hear challenges …

21st Century

It’s Good to Be a Bank in the Trump Era

Under cover of darkness, the Senate voted Tuesday night, with a tie-breaker from Vice President Mike Pence, to undo a rule that had been a major win …

John Kennedy

California Helps Workers Sue Their Bosses. New York Has Noticed

Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether employees have the right to bring class actions against their bosses. With the court’s …

21st Century

Bank lobby launches legal challenge to U.S. consumer lawsuit rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank lobby groups launched a fresh attack on Friday on a new U.S. rule that restores customers' ability to band together to …

Stock Markets

The GOP Couldn’t Repeal Obamacare, but It Still Has a Chance to Gut a Major Consumer Protection This Week

There’s a lot going on in this country. Puerto Rico is experiencing a massive and worsening humanitarian crisis. The president is fighting with NFL …

Republican Party

Lawmakers, advocates say Equifax hack highlights need for more troop protections

The recently announced Equifax hack and breach of private information has spurred some lawmakers to call for more financial and privacy protections …

Class Action

Military Groups Join Democrats’ Defense of Arbitration Rule

‘We will not accept a future where our military veterans’ financial protections are chipped away’<p>Service member and veterans groups on Wednesday …

Politics

BRIEF-Delta Mechcons India files arbitration against Toshiba consolidated subsidiary

Sept 21(Reuters) - Toshiba Corp 6502.T<p>* Says Delta Mechcons India Limited filed an arbitration against Toshiba's consolidated subsidiary …

Toshiba

BRIEF-Zagson Engineering files arbitration against Toshiba unit TTDI

Sept 15(Reuters) - Toshiba Corp 6502.T<p>* Says Zagson Engineering Limited filed an arbitration against the company's India-based unit Toshiba …

Toshiba