AAA Promulgates New Supplementary Procedures for Multiple Case Filings
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

In what we are certain is a reaction to a flurry of multiple individual arbitrations that relate to the same event,

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SCOTUS Won’t Reconsider Denied Cert. Petition on FAA Applicability to Amazon Drivers
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

SCOTUS again has eschewed an opportunity to clear up the split over the Federal Arbitration Act’s (“FAA”) section 1 exemption for workers engaged in commerce,

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Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds An Arbitrator’s Use of the Merger Doctrine Over a Statutory Challenge
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by Hayes Favinger*

The Supreme Court of Kentucky upholds unanimously an Arbitrator’s award despite a challenge on the grounds that KRS 324.360 overruled the merger doctrine** as applied.

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SCOTUS Grants Certiorari in Badgerow. At Issue: The “Look Through” Standard
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As reported in SAA 2021-19 (May 20), the Supreme Court on May 17 granted Certiorari in a case involving application of the “look-through” standard.

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SCOTUS Grants Cert. on Whether 28 USC Section 1782 Provides for Discovery in Aid of Private, Foreign, Commercial Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a major split on whether 28 USC Section 1782 provides for discovery in aid of private,

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Citing SCOTUS Precedent, Vermont Supreme Court Holds FAA Applies and Preempts State Law
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

In a case of first impression, the Vermont Supreme Court in a unanimous 5-0 holding – with two “reluctant” occurrences – finds that: 1) the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) is to be construed broadly as to interstate commerce;

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