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#ThrowbackThursday: Consumer Arbitration Update

Posted in Arbitration, State Regulators

In July 2005, Morrison & Foerster published the client alert “Consumer Arbitration Update.”

Summary:

A case decided by the California Supreme Court may have marked the end of the use of arbitration as a means of dispute resolution for companies that do business with consumers using standard form contracts.  Now, a company that uses consumer arbitration as a method of dispute resolution in California runs a significant risk that it may be forced to undertake classwide arbitration—something virtually no company has agreed to do, and something most are loathe to do without the protections afforded by a judicial proceeding.

Click here to read the full alert.