South Carolina Supreme Court Says “No” to Binding Non-Signatories to Arbitration ClauseThe Supreme Court of South Carolina recently determined that non-signatory insureds could not be compelled to arbitrate their claims under an arbitration clause in an agency agreement where the insureds did not obtain a direct benefit from that agreement.

In Wilson v. Willis,  the court considered 14 lawsuits that had been filed against an

Ninth Circuit Affirms Denial of Motion to Compel Arbitration of ERISA ActionIn Munro v. Univ. of S. Cal., the Ninth Circuit recently affirmed the district court’s denial of a motion to compel arbitration of an ERISA action brought by current and former employees of the University of Southern California (USC). The employees alleged that USC, as administrator of certain employee retirement plans, had breached