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Judge Netburn Shrinks an Arbitration Clause

Here’s a pop a quiz, drawn from Judge Netburn’s Report and Recommendation in Borecki v. Raymours Furniture Co., Inc. Is the following arbitration provision in a contract between a store and its customer a broad or narrow arbitration requirement: “[A]ny claim, dispute, or controversy between you and us that in any way arises from or relates to the … Continue Reading

Judge Stein on Competing Arbitration Clauses

What happens when parties have entered into two related contracts, but one has a broad arbitration provision, and the other has a narrow one? Judge Stein addresses that knotty issue in Mat Movies & Television Productions GMBH & Co. v. RHI Entertainment Distribution, LLC, 2010 WL 4323269 (S.D.N.Y.). Although Judge Stein acknowledges the strong federal policy … Continue Reading
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