“Gangs Now Arbitrate Payment Disputes as Ransomware Growth Continues”

I’m not sure this is the ringing endorsement sought by proponents of alternative dispute resolution, but as this Insurance Journal article notes, “[c]yber criminal gangs are getting increasingly adept at hacking and becoming more professional, even setting up an arbitration system to resolve payment disputes among themselves.” The article discusses this recent report of theContinue reading ““Gangs Now Arbitrate Payment Disputes as Ransomware Growth Continues””

“It’s now easier for alleged joint employers to compel arbitration”

JD Supra has published this article by Philip Bruce of McAfee & Taft, discussing the Tenth Circuit’s decision in Reeves v. Enterprise Products Partners, Inc., in which the court held that an arbitration agreement between a staffing agency and its employee served to preclude the employee from bringing judicial claims against the third party companyContinue reading ““It’s now easier for alleged joint employers to compel arbitration””

“Commercial Leases, Arbitration, and Attorney Fee Awards”

Kevin Brodehl and Zachary Young of Patton Sullivan Brodehl have this article, available in JD Supra, discussing the California Court of Appeal’s decision in California Union Square L.P. v. Saks & Company LLC, where the court was called upon to construe a lease agreement’s interplay between an arbitration provision calling for the parties to assumeContinue reading ““Commercial Leases, Arbitration, and Attorney Fee Awards””