Polsinelli Podcasts - Protecting Policy Holders From Arbitration Bias
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Polsinelli Podcasts - Jury or Bench Trial? A Business Litigation Survival Guide
Polsinelli Podcast - Business Litigation Survival Guide
Two-Pronged Approach to Defending Lawsuits – Interview with Dominic Picca, Member, Mintz Levin
Patent Mediation – Interview with John Delehanty, Member, Mintz Levin
Does Canada Need a New Uniform Arbitration Law?
Arbitration - An Alternative to Litigation for Dispute Resolution
Bill on Bankruptcy: Junk Debt Interest Rates at 30-Year Low
Legal Fallout of an Armstrong Confession
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me
Lance's Lawyer: Armstrong Didn't Betray Me: Video
Lawyer: Madoff May Be One of My Clients' Better Investments
Gene Grabowski on American Airlines' Brand Challenges
One of the most paramount questions on any claimant’s mind when entering into a dispute resolution process in the Middle East (such as an arbitration) might be the eventual enforceability of a successful award against some...more
Companies doing business globally have a variety of complex issues to deal with, not the least of which is concern about the security of personal data collected from their customers.
In 1995, the European Union issued...more
In This Issue:
..Investors in Africa Benefit from Regional Trading Blocs
..Understanding the COMESA Merger Control Regime
..Protecting Your UK Business Against Departing...more
In prior proceedings, Glory Wealth obtained an England arbitration award against Industrial Carriers, Inc. (ICI) and a confirmation of the award in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York....more
In a case of first impression, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. v. Abbar, No. 13-2172, 2014 WL 3765867 (2d Cir. Aug. 1, 2014), established a bright-line definition of...more
We are pleased to present the 43rd edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight recent cases that address whistleblower protections under the Dodd-Frank Act, trade...more
The Financial Services Commission of Ontario ('FSCO") decision by Arbitrator Osundi in Jama and Aviva Canada Inc. (FSCO A13-004308) (“Jama”) is the most recent decision considering the territorial limits of the Statutory...more
In recognition of the ever-increasing importance of international arbitration as a method of resolving international commercial disputes, Burundi recently became the 150th country to adopt the New York Convention on the...more
In its weekly orders (8/22/14), the Texas Supreme Court issued seven opinions, granted four petitions for review, and set four mandamus petitions for argument. In this post, I will summarize three of the opinions, two of the...more
Planning for future disputes is essential to managing the risk of any transaction — but it is ever more so for private equity managers, who are increasingly investing in foreign assets and in industries exposed to sovereign...more
The English High Court decision in Emirates Trading Agency LLC v Prime Mineral Exports Private Limited offers guidance.
Why this case is important -
Multi-tiered or dispute escalation clauses are an important...more
In This Issue:
- Experts Predict ADR Will Help Resolve Affordable Care Act Claims
- ADR News & Case Updates
- Domestic Focus
..Supreme Court Ruling Expands Whistleblower Protections
The London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”) has published in final form its new arbitration rules (the “2014 Rules”), which will apply to arbitrations commenced after 1 October 2014. ...more
On 28 July 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague published a final award in an Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) arbitration that has been active for the past decade, ordering the Russian Federation (Russia) to pay...more
1 Arbitration Agreements:
1.1 What, if any, are the legal requirements of an arbitration agreement under the laws of Bermuda?
Other than requiring that it must be in writing, Bermuda’s...more
On Friday 25 July 2014, the LCIA Court formally adopted its new arbitration rules (the “2014 Rules”). The 2014 Rules will come into force on 1 October 2014 and shall apply to any LCIA arbitration commenced from that...more
Under s 8 of the Uniform Commercial Arbitration Act (CAA)1 a 'court' is required to stay proceedings before it if the parties have already agreed to have their dispute referred to arbitration. Recently, the Victorian Court of...more
The British Virgin Islands’ (BVI) government has announced by proclamation that the Arbitration Act 2013 will come into force on 1 October 2014. The stated intention has been to bring the Act into force at the same time as...more
We live in a multipolar world, where development and investment
alike require reliable mechanisms for conflict resolution—to confront past problems and neutrally resolve future disputes.
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The Court for the Middle District of Louisiana upheld a magistrate’s ruling denying a motion to remand filed by the Louisiana Commerce and Trade Association of Self Insurer’s Fund (“LCTA”), holding that the defendant foreign...more
In the latest instalment of the Yukos v Rosneft saga (covered previously in our 2012 Alert), the English High Court considered whether an award set aside (annulled) at the seat of arbitration can nevertheless be enforced in...more
In this Report:
- U.S. Personal Jurisdiction Limits on Actions under the New York Convention: First Investment Corporation of the Marshall Islands v. Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, Ltd.
- Update on Most...more
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
The Government Contracts Quarterly Update is published by BakerHostetler’s Government Contracts Practice team to inform our clients and friends of the latest developments in federal government contracting.
Recent cases before the British Virgin Islands courts include matters dealing with arbitration agreements and awards, and default judgments.
BVIHCMAP0013/2014: Anzen Ltd and others v...more
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