Federal Arbitration Act News

Supreme Court Gives Business Another Victory on Arbitration, Class Actions

In a decision that could further help companies limit damages in disputes with workers, the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled against a California man who was the victim of an online scam and sought to bring claims against his …

Schwab Temporarily Drops Client Class Action Waiver

Charles Schwab Corp. has temporarily reversed its requirement that clients waive their right to bring class-action lawsuits, adding a new twist in a battle closely watched by the securities industry and plaintiffs’ attorneys. “Effective immediately, Schwab is modifying its account …