James Duffy

James Duffy

K&L Gates LLP

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Arbitration World - July 2014

Welcome to the 27th edition of Arbitration World, a publication from K&L Gates’ International Arbitration Group that highlights significant developments and issues in international and domestic arbitration for executives and...more

7/21/2014 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements Bilateral Investment Treaties Conflict Resolution Energy Energy Reform MINT

Supreme Court clarifies competence-competence principle

In a highly anticipated decision, the US Supreme Court recently confirmed a $185 million award against Argentina in BG Group Plc v Republic of Argentina. The BG Group decision is significant for international arbitration...more

3/21/2014 - Arbitration Arbitration Agreements BG Group v Republic of Argentina International Arbitration Jurisdiction SCOTUS

Parties may not contractually waive judicial review of arbitral awards

Introduction - In a recent award enforcement decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that parties cannot contractually eliminate judicial review of arbitral awards under the US Federal Arbitration...more

2/24/2014 - Arbitration Awards Attorney's Fees Enforcement Federal Arbitration Act Judicial Review Waivers

AAA Issues Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules

In November 2013 the American Arbitration Association (AAA) issued its new Optional Appellate Arbitration Rules, which afford parties the ability to appeal arbitral awards to specialised appellate tribunals. The appellate...more

1/31/2014 - American Arbitration Association Appeals Appellate Rules Arbitration Awards International Arbitration

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