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Second Circuit — Federal Arbitration Act: Bakoss v. Lloyds of London

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Federal Arbitration Act Subject-Matter Jurisdiction Bakoss v. Lloyds of London 11-4371-cv Judges Leval, Cabranes and Sack Background: The plaintiff appealed from an order denying his motion to dismiss for lack of subject-matter ...

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Hearing on fairness of mandatory arbitration

Changes to the Federal Arbitration Act are being considered by senators. A hearing on “Arbitration: Is It Fair When Forced?” was recently conducted by Sen. Al Franken, a Minnesota Democrat, before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary. Franken focused specifically ...

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