High Court Backs Uber’s Arbitration Bid, 2nd Circ. Told

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 7:29 PM EDT) -- Uber asked the Second Circuit on Tuesday to heed a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that purportedly reinforces the ride-hailing company's arguments that class allegations of Uber and its drivers colluding to raise prices belong in arbitration.

Counsel for Uber Technologies Inc. and its founder Travis Kalanick cited the high court’s ruling Monday in Kindred Nursing Centers LP v. Clark — which held that the Federal Arbitration Act’s enforcement does not rely on a court recognizing that the arbitration agreement was valid as formed — to...
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