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State Prohibitions on Arbitrations Are Preempted By Federal Arbitration Act, U.S. Supreme Court Holds

   On February 21, 2012, the United States Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion in Marmet Health Care Center, Inc. v. Brown, 565 U.S. ____ (2012). This opinion expressly overruled the opinion of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia in Brown…


Tenth Circuit Upholds Arbitration Clause in Drilling Equipment Dispute

    On January 2, 2012, the Tenth Circuit dismissed a Plaintiff’s case and compelled the parties to arbitrate a dispute overturning an Oklahoma District Court. EEC, Inc. v. Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., This holding supports the federal policy embodied under the Federal…


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