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Court rules arbitration provision null and void

Tackling an issue of first impression, the Indiana Court of Appeals concluded that an arbitration provision in a loan agreement from a payday loan provider is null and void on the grounds of impossibility because the arbitrator named in the document is no longer available.

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Appellate court affirms arbitration on claims against college

With one judge frustrated that Indiana residents and students may have been “hornswoggled” by a college’s advertisements about being accredited, the Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld an order compelling arbitration on a claim that three students were fraudulently induced to enroll because of misrepresentation about that accreditation.

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COA extends judicial immunity to arbitrators

The Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a real estate broker’s action to vacate an arbitration award
to another broker. In doing so, the appellate court extended judicial and quasi-judicial immunity to arbitrators and their
sponsors.

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