Spring Forward – Negative Options Lie Ahead
With a "winter weather advisory" in effect for the Northeast corridor, April seems eons away. But for acquirers, it's a good time to start thinking about how new regulatory and industry changes resulting from Mastercard's updated negative options rules are going to impact your business. In a recent post, Venable's Ellen Berge, Andrew Bigart, Len Gordon, and Chris Boone highlight the various changes to keep on your radar.
SCOTUS Instructs Courts to Enforce Arbitration Agreements' Terms, Including Which Disputes to Arbitrate
Do you know what your arbitration provisions say about arbitrability? In Henry Schein, Inc. v. Archer & White Sales, Inc., the Supreme Court recently held that courts must enforce arbitration contracts according to their terms, including terms that delegate to an arbitrator the question of which disputes must be arbitrated. In a recent post, Venable's Stephen Freeland and Matthew Renick discuss why the holding matters and how it could help businesses shape their dispute resolution strategies moving forward.