Jonathan Blackman and Esti Tambay of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton write: Within broad limits of public policy, parties to contracts can choose whether to arbitrate, what to arbitrate and how to arbitrate their disputes. Two recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions apply this principle of party autonomy in the context of the much-discussed issue of class action arbitration.
Class Action Arbitration Opinions Focus on Party Autonomy
New York Law Journal
August 19, 2013