Arbitration Clause of a Loan Agreement Containing a Class Action Waiver – Not Void as Being Against Public Policy

Baldwin v. Regions Financial Corp., — So.3d —-, 2012 WL 4094147 (Fla. 3d DCA 2012) On September 19, 2012, the District Court of Appeal of the Third District of Florida held that an arbitration clause of a loan agreement containing a class action waiver was not void as being against public policy despite the argument […]

Choice-of-Law Analysis in Litigation

A choice-of-law clause in a contract is a provision that designates the law that will govern any disputes between the contracting parties.  Including a choice-of-law clause in a contract where parties are located in different states, or even different countries, can minimize the uncertainty associated with any potential litigation with respect to the contract, and […]