KeyBank Ruling May Help Employers Force Arbitration

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit's en banc ruling that students must individually arbitrate their claims against KeyBank NA over education loans could bolster California employers' efforts to enforce arbitration agreements containing class waivers, but it stopped far short of deciding the issue for employers once and for all, attorneys said Friday.

Although the case against KeyBank was a consumer case brought under California's Unfair Competition Law, attorneys say that the appeals courts' decision that the claims in the putative class action brought by students of a failed flight...
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