• Supreme Court Unanimously Holds That Arbitrator Did Not Exceed His Powers Under §10(a)(4) Of The FAA By Interpreting The Parties' Arbitration Agreement To Permit Class Arbitration
  • June 13, 2013
  • Law Firm: Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick Pearson LLP - Chicago Office
  • Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, holding that an arbitrator did not exceed his powers under ยง10(a)(4) of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") when he interpreted the parties' arbitration agreement to permit class arbitration despite the fact that it did not explicitly reference class treatment.