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Chamber and New Jersey Civil Justice Institute win major arbitration case in New Jersey

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the New Jersey Civil Justice Institute (NJCJI) prevailed on their challenge to New Jersey’s effective prohibition against the inclusion of mandatory arbitration agreements in employment contracts.  The federal court for the District of New Jersey held that the state’s attempt to invalidate employment arbitration agreements violates the Federal Arbitration More »

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NJ Assembly Considers Various Privacy Bills

On Monday, March 15, 2021, the Assembly Science, Innovation and Technology Committee heard testimony on a group of different bills that all seek to impose various restrictions on businesses’ collection and use of customer data. Various interested parties testified both in favor and opposition to this legislation. NJCJI’s President, Anthony Anastasio, offered testimony in opposition to two More »

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NJCJI Offers Testimony in Opposition to Forum Selection Bill

On Monday, March 8, 2021, the Assembly Consumer Affairs Committee heard testimony on A5240, a bill that seeks to invalidate clauses in consumer contracts that require disputes to be resolved in a venue, forum or jurisdiction other than New Jersey. Despite the fact that this bill does not directly target arbitration, the Chair of the More »

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