Citing Concepcion, 11th Circ. Vacates BB&T Arbitration Ruling

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 4:13 PM EST) -- Following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the validity of arbitration clauses, the Eleventh Circuit on Tuesday reversed an earlier decision allowing a consumer class action against Branch Banking & Trust Co. to proceed and remanded the case for further review.

Citing the high court's April decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, a three-judge panel reversed an unpublished decision it had rendered in March allowing a case brought by a Georgia woman challenging BB&T's posting of charges incurred to consumers’ accounts in order from largest...
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