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a clause in a contract providing for arbitration of disputes arising under the contract

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The CFPB issued its rule on arbitration clauses "after spending three years conducting a congressionally mandated study of the impact of these clauses on consumers," Warren said.
To truly understand the full impact that arbitration clauses in contracts of adhesion may have, one must understand and appreciate the mighty power of "the bootstrap.
Defendants NHMC and KGLI-NM argued for the dismissal of the case as the parties should instead resolve their dispute through arbitration following the arbitration clause in their agreement.
Clinton said that, as president, she would work to ensure that consumers, employees and small businesses can fight back on a level playing field by banning mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts.
Unconscionability claims are often lodged against arbitration clauses that specify procedures that prevent parties from engaging in adequate discovery, impose onerous burdens of proof, or otherwise make it difficult for a complaining party to prevail.
Although in recent years there has been some progress made in fighting the legality of arbitration clauses in nursing home contracts, it is a tough fight as courts have long favored enforcing arbitration agreements in all contracts.
10) The proposed regulation bans class action waivers in pre-dispute arbitration clauses and conditions the use of pre-dispute arbitration clauses on the submission of arbitral claims and awards to the CFPB.
In addition, they may decide to abandon arbitration clauses altogether, to avoid developing costly compliance systems.
74) The AAA administers two types of arbitration clauses arising from online terms of services agreements, business-to-business and business-to-consumer.
Arbitration clauses are often seen in international contracts, but they are also commonly found in construction agreements and other commercial contracts between domestic parties.
Concepcion, the United States Supreme Court held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts the use of unconscionability doctrine to invalidate arbitration clauses that foreclose classwide remedies.
In many jurisdictions arbitration clauses can be incorporated by reference.
Foreign arbitration clauses are probably the most common means of achieving these ends, and contracts between foreign defense contractors and UAE counterparties, for example, often include foreign arbitration clauses.