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Supreme Court Decision on Arbitration Has Ominous Implications for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy needs blanket judicial immunity from the Federal Arbitration Act after the Supreme Court’s Schein decision.

Retention of Jurisdiction Beats Out an Arbitration Agreement, Third Circuit Says

Court retains adjudicatory power unless the arbitration agreement applies to all disputes.

‘Cert’ Petition Wants Discharge Violations to Be Arbitrated

Petitioner contends the Second Circuit was wrong to bar arbitration in view of the Supreme Court’s decision in Epic Systems.

Like the Second Circuit, Florida Judge Bars Arbitrating a Class Suit for Discharge Violations

Supreme Court’s subsequent Epic decision casts doubt on opinions overriding arbitration agreements in the bankruptcy context.