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Chamber of Commerce Files Amicus Brief In Critical Ninth Circuit Case Explaining Why Plaintiffs Should Not Be Permitted To Use “Public Injunction” Claims As An End-Run Around Their Arbitration Agreements

29 October 2012
Mayer Brown's Class Defense Blog.

As we previously reported, the Ninth Circuit granted rehearing en banc in Kilgore v. KeyBank, NA, to determine whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a California public-policy rule that declares claims for so-called “public injunctive relief” off-limits to arbitration. On October 26, 2012, my colleagues and I, working with the National Chamber Litigation Center, filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States supporting KeyBank.

Read the entire post on Mayer Brown's Class Defense Blog.

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