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Fredrick S. Levin Quoted in Courthouse News Service Article, “California High Court Guts Credit-Card Arbitration Clause”

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Fredrick S. Levin

Fredrick S. Levin was quoted on April 6, 2017 in a Courthouse News Service article, “California High Court Guts Credit-Card Arbitration Clause.” The article discussed the unanimous ruling by the California Supreme Court to overturn a decision that found an arbitration agreement that waives the right to public injunctive relief in any forum is unenforceable because it conflicts with the state’s public policy.

The article notes that the ruling will have a significant impact on corporations that attempt to remove “individual or class action lawsuits by mandating arbitration in pre-dispute contracts.” Levin said, “It also raises the question of whether California’s federal courts will follow the California Supreme Court’s lead or independently determine the preemptive effect of the Federal Arbitration Act on claims like McGill’.”

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