arbitration; class action; U.S. Supreme Court

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Surprising many observers, the Supreme Court on Monday upheld an arbitrator’s decision to permit class arbitration even though the parties’ agreement did not explicitly provide for such procedures.

In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter [here], the arbitration clause stated in part that “[n]o civil action concerning any dispute arising under this Agreement


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