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ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference, April 29 – May 1, 2009: An Overview of Class Action Waivers In Consumer Agreements 1 An Overview of Class Action Waivers in Consumer Agreements Gregory C. Cook Balch & Bingham LLP Birmingham, Alabama Over the last five years, there has been increasing controversy surrounding class action waivers contained in arbitration provisions due, in no small part to Green Tree Financial Corp. v. Bazzle, 539 U.S. 444 (2003).1 The new reality has increased the...

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