Uber Wants To Pause Price-Fix Suit For Arbitration Appeal

Law360, New York (August 8, 2016, 2:14 PM EDT) -- Uber and its CEO Travis Kalanick on Friday asked a New York federal court to pause a proposed putative antitrust class action accusing Kalanick of colluding with drivers to fix prices pending an appeal of a judge's decision to deny arbitration in the suit.

The appeal of the arbitration denial presents serious questions about the nature of electronic agreements, and the Second Circuit has yet to weigh in on the standards courts should apply when evaluating so-called hybrid click wrap agreements or contracts reached via mobile phone at issue in the case, the ride-sharing company said. The lawsuit was brought by...

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December 16, 2015

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