• Ovitz v. Schulman : California's Disclosure Rules for Neutral Arbitrators Are Not Preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act
  • November 8, 2005 | Author: Walter T. Johnson
  • Law Firm: Nixon Peabody LLP - San Francisco Office
  • The question of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preemption arises frequently in employment law cases. There has been much uncertainty about the scope of the FAA. A California court of appeals has now found the FAA does not preempt a California law governing disclosures that must be made by arbitrators.