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Cardholder did not opt out of arbitration (access required)

A 2016 amendment to the credit card agreement meant the court, and not an arbitrator, would decide whether a former cardholder’s claims are arbitrable. Where the cardholder had not opted out of arbitration, equitable estoppel did not apply and discovery would not prevent enforcement of the arbitration provision, the claims were deemed arbitrable. Background On May 15, ...