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H.R.1873 Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jun 01, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law.

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    • Disputing Blog – Arbitration and Mediation Legislative Update | July ... - July 12, 2012 by Victoria VanBuren - H.R.1873; Status. Lat year, the ABA sent a letter to the sponsors of the legislation expressing concerns regarding certain specific language in the bill that could inadvertently void existing international commercial arbitration ...

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      As noted by Victoria VanBuren on July 12, 2012, "H.R.1873; Status. Lat year, the ABA sent a letter to the sponsors of the legislation expressing concerns regarding certain specific language in the bill that could inadvertently void existing international commercial arbitration ..." (/url?q=http://www.karlbayer.com/blog/arbitration-and-mediation-update-july-2012/&sa=U&ei=UboBUPqyOeKW2QWbuLSICw&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNF-NRd-VrTaVUGQfZhvOOeT0cFv7w)
    • Disputing Blog – Arbitration and Mediation Legislative Update | July ... - July 11, 2012 by Victoria VanBuren - H.R.1873; Status. Lat year, the ABA sent a letter to the sponsors of the legislation expressing concerns regarding certain specific language in the bill that could inadvertently void existing international commercial arbitration ...

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      As noted by Victoria VanBuren on July 11, 2012, "H.R.1873; Status. Lat year, the ABA sent a letter to the sponsors of the legislation expressing concerns regarding certain specific language in the bill that could inadvertently void existing international commercial arbitration ..." (/url?q=http://www.karlbayer.com/blog/arbitration-and-mediation-update-july-2012/&sa=U&ei=WHsEUOCuJ4Ge2AWNxrDMBQ&ved=0CDwQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNH0DtF_9aYI3M55-DPVMtCt4PwZTg)
    • Disputing Blog – Arbitration and Mediation Legislative Update | July ... - July 11, 2012 by Victoria vanburen - H.R.1873; Status. Lat year, the ABA sent a letter to the sponsors of the legislation expressing concerns regarding certain specific language in the bill that could inadvertently void existing international commercial arbitration ...

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      As noted by Victoria vanburen on July 11, 2012, "H.R.1873; Status. Lat year, the ABA sent a letter to the sponsors of the legislation expressing concerns regarding certain specific language in the bill that could inadvertently void existing international commercial arbitration ..." (/url?q=http://www.karlbayer.com/blog/arbitration-and-mediation-update-july-2012/&sa=U&ei=ry4DULnoAfKO2QWJtfzBCw&ved=0CDgQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFzE1uQSHMZhgVoo7fxeZiSVDfiaA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Microsoft Limiting U.S. Class-Action Lawsuits in New EULA - May 31, 2012 by Redmondmag.com - According to Hines, Public Citizen is backing the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1873, S. 987), which states that the Federal Arbitration Act "was intended to apply to disputes between commercial entities of generally similar ...

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      As noted by Redmondmag.com on May 31, 2012, "According to Hines, Public Citizen is backing the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1873, S. 987), which states that the Federal Arbitration Act "was intended to apply to disputes between commercial entities of generally similar ..." (http://redmondmag.com/articles/2012/05/31/microsoft-limiting-lawsuits.aspx)
    • Microsoft Limiting U.S. Class-Action Lawsuits in New EULA - May 31, 2012 by Redmondmag.com - According to Hines, Public Citizen is backing the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1873, S. 987), which states that the Federal Arbitration Act "was intended to apply to disputes between commercial entities of generally similar ...

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      As noted by Redmondmag.com on May 31, 2012, "According to Hines, Public Citizen is backing the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011 (H.R. 1873, S. 987), which states that the Federal Arbitration Act "was intended to apply to disputes between commercial entities of generally similar ..." (http://redmondmag.com/articles/2012/05/31/microsoft-limiting-lawsuits.aspx?admgarea=BDNA)
    • United States: FINRA Proposal On Predispute Agreements To Arbitrate Whistleblower Claims - December 20, 2011 by Mondaq - One such effort, the proposed Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011, S. 987 and H.R. 1873, would invalidate predispute agreements to arbitrate any kind of employment, consumer or civil rights matter. To date, this legislation has drawn 14 senators and 75 ...

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      As noted by Mondaq on December 20, 2011, "One such effort, the proposed Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011, S. 987 and H.R. 1873, would invalidate predispute agreements to arbitrate any kind of employment, consumer or civil rights matter. To date, this legislation has drawn 14 senators and 75 ..." (http://www.mondaq.com/unitedstates/x/158108/Whistleblowing/FINRA+Proposal+On+Predispute+Agreements+To+Arbitrate+Whistleblower+Claims)
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