Christopher Pike: “That’s a technicality.”
Spock: “I am a [lawyer], sir. We embrace technicalities.”
Star Trek Into Darkness
Arbitration is no longer the final frontier. Instead, arbitration is often the first and only forum for resolving disputes. The business community has embraced arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution, but sophisticated parties still maintain a preference favoring court resolution … Continue Reading
By Robert Milligan and Grace Chuchla
Arbitration agreements with carve-outs for provisional remedies are again the topic du jour, particularly in California courts which apply a stringent unconscionability analysis to employee arbitration agreements.
As we previously discussed on this blog, in October 2012, a federal district court for the Eastern District of California upheld an arbitration agreement even though it … Continue Reading