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Blair v. Rent-A-Center, Inc.: California’s McGill Rule Not Preempted by the FAA

Posted in Preemption

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s denial of Rent-A-Center, Inc.’s motion to compel arbitration in a putative class action challenging the company’s structuring of its rent-to-own pricing. We discuss the court’s recent decision and how its preemption analysis means that the California Supreme Court’s ruling in McGill v. Citibank will continue to impact the enforceability of arbitration agreements in the Ninth Circuit.

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