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Fraudulent Arbitral Awards - Anatolie Stati and others v Republic of Kazakhstan 2017 EWHC 1348 (Comm)
Sunday, August 20, 2017 8:00 PM
Could permission to set aside the English court’s permission to enforce a Swedish arbitral award allegedly obtained by fraud be granted in

US Supreme Court Invalidates State Rule That Disfavored Arbitration.
Sunday, August 20, 2017 8:00 PM
The US Supreme Court invalidated a state court rule that had held unenforceable arbitration agreements entered into under broad powers of attorney

Uber Uses Arbitration (And Clean Design) To Put Brakes On Consumer Class Action
Saturday, August 19, 2017 8:00 PM
Last Thursday, the Second Circuit found that the arbitration agreement in Uber’s Terms of Service was conspicuous enough to be binding and enforceable

PRC court enforces HKIAC arbitration award in favour of Australian gold mining company
Thursday, August 17, 2017 8:00 PM
On 21 July 2017, the Beijing No. 4 Intermediate People’s Court enforced a Hong Kong award in favour of Stonewall Resources Limited (Stonewall), an

Mediation Bill 2017
Thursday, August 17, 2017 8:00 PM
The much anticipated Mediation Bill was first presented to Dil Eireann on 9 February 2017. The Bill is currently in the final stages before the

Whether and When to Mediate Employment Disputes
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Too often the work of in-house counsel resembles the triage department of a hospital emergency room: attend to the most immediate crisis and hope the

No Signature? No Problem! Enforcing Arbitration Even Without Everyone Signing
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
California courts are often hostile towards defendants that seek to require litigious employees to honor their arbitration

Three's a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
The Canadian courts have confirmed in a series of recent cases that third-party funding is permitted in Canada

India related commercial contracts: dispute resolution and governing law clauses
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Offshore arbitration is usually the best dispute resolution option in terms of achieving an efficient and timely resolution of commercial disputes

Connecticut Appellate Court Holds That Owner’s Loss in Arbitration to General Contractor on Claims of Defective Work Operates as Res Judicata to Bar Owner’s Claim Against Subcontractors Who Were Not Parties to the Arbitration
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
A General Contractor brought claims for unpaid added work, via mandatory arbitration, against a building owner who asserted defective work claims in

Taiwan’s CAA adopts new international arbitration rule
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
Taiwan's Chinese Arbitration Association ("CAA") has adopted new arbitration rules for arbitrations seated outside Taiwan. The Chinese Arbitration

The vaccine liability case - ECJ lowers the standard of proof
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
In a recent judgment, the ECJ held that where there is a lack of scientific consensus, proving that a vaccine is defective (and demonstrating a causal

Global International Arbitration Update - August 2017
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 8:00 PM
The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has introduced a number of changes to its Arbitration Rules and Rules for Expedited

Federal Arbitration Act preempts - U.S. Supreme Court decision
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court held the Federal Arbitration Act preempts state precedent that an agent cannot deprive a principal of the

What In-House Counsel Need To Know About Their Form Arbitration Clauses - Ten Foundation Questions
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Most arbitrations, and all commercial arbitrations, are creations of contract, and courts are generally required to enforce an arbitration agreement

Arbitration Proceedings in Yemen - Part III
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00 PM
This third post of the Arbitration Proceedings in Yemen will be discussing issues related to the appointment and removal of arbitrators according to

Dispute Resolution Update: Andric -v- Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd and another 2017 EWHC 1724 (Comm)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00 PM
The Claimant, Mr Milos Andric issued a claim against the Defendants, Credit Suisse (UK) Ltd (“CSUK”) and its then employee

Czech Republic: Fifth Anniversary of Mediation in the Czech Republic
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Mediation as an alternative to classic dispute resolution in other than criminal matters was formally incorporated into the Czech legal system in

Public sector beware: executive action requires reasons and a record
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00 PM
Rule 53 of the Uniform Rules of Court is a tool available to applicants wishing to review decisions before the courts. It requires a decision-maker

CFPB Arbitration Rule Hits a Roadblock
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule on pre-dispute arbitration agreements on July 10, 2017. The final rule was

Convergys Corporation and LogistiCare Solutions, Incorporated v. NLRB - The Fifth Circuit Considers Class and Collective Action Waivers Without Arbitration Agreements
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided two cases considering the impact of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) on class or

Employees of Temporary Staffing Agencies May be Forced to Arbitrate Claims Against Agency Clients
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
A California appellate court ruled, in Garcia v. Pexco, that a temporary worker could be made to arbitrate his California Labor Code claims against

Appealing Arbitration Awards: Why the Courts’ Role is Limited
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
When parties arbitrate a dispute, as opposed to pursuing litigation in the Courts, there is an understanding that the arbitration should bring the

ABA Resists Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Admissions Contracts
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
Mandatory Arbitration in Nursing Home Admission Contracts A proposed rule change introduced by the Trump administration would authorize mandatory

Germany: Federal Court of Justice Lowers the Bar for the Annulment of an Award Based on the Infringement of the Disclosure Obligation
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
In its decision of May 2017, the Federal Supreme Court of Germany (Bundesgerichtshof) laid down a new principle for setting aside an arbitral award

India May Have Signaled its Arbitration Embrace
Monday, August 14, 2017 8:00 PM
Recent actions undertaken by the Supreme Court of India could signal a sea change in India’s approach to international disputes. The Supreme Court

The Fifth Circuit Strengthens Employers’ Right to Use Class Action Waivers
Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:00 PM
On August 7, 2017, a Fifth Circuit panel ruled, in a divided decision, that a class-action waiver can be enforceable even without an arbitration

Has mediation had its heyday?
Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:00 PM
Mediation has long been an alternative dispute resolution mechanism of choice and, in the UK at least, its popularity is on the rise. The turn to

SIAC opens Representative Office in Gujarat International Finance Tec-city (GIFT) India
Sunday, August 13, 2017 8:00 PM
The Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) has opened its second representative office in India in the International Financial Services

Time and Tide: A timely reminder of the time limit for challenging awards
Thursday, August 10, 2017 8:00 PM
Time and tide, it is said, wait for no man and the recent decision in Rollitt v Ballard 2017 EWHC 1500 (TCC) certainly highlights the importance of

 

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