Supreme Court: Classwide Arbitration Requires Explicit Consent

On April 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Lamps Plus, Inc., et. al. v. Varela, No 17-988. In a 5-4 opinion, the Court held that an ambiguous agreement cannot provide the requisite contractual basis to support a finding that the parties agreed to submit a dispute to class arbitration.

10-Q&A Episode 2: Interview of Doneene K. Damon by Salil Mehra

Prof. Salil Mehra interviews Doneene K. Damon of Richards Layton and Finger

Interviewer:
Salil Mehra
Charles Klein Professor of Law and Government
Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law

Guest:
Doneene K. Damon
Director, Executive Vice President
Richards Layton and Finger