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3 Employer Takeaways From The High Court's FAA Ruling

Law360, New York (May 15, 2017, 10:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s Monday decision affirming that the Federal Arbitration Act blocks states from making arbitration agreements harder to enforce than other contracts wasn't a surprise, but it was still welcome news for businesses. Here, attorneys discuss three takeaways for employers.

The high court’s decision to overturn a state Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that the Bluegrass State's Constitution bars attorneys-in-fact from signing arbitration agreements on behalf of their principals doesn't break new ground, but what it says about the existing legal landscape is positive for employers and puts yet another check in the loss column for opponents of arbitration pact...

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