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Contributions To Arbitrator’s Judicial Campaign Are Not Enough To Establish “Evident Partiality”

The Third Circuit refused to vacate an arbitrator’s award, despite allegations that she failed to disclose contributions the defendant’s parent company had made to her judicial campaign and failed to disclose that she...more

Hostess Does Not Liquidate, Set to Mediate With Union

Reports of Twinkie the Kid’s death have been exaggerated. Despite widespread mainstream media reports of Hostess’ impending liquidation, the court has not yet approved liquidation. To the contrary, on November 19, 2012, after...more

California Court Of Appeals Upholds Employer’s Arbitration Waiver

Can an employer require that its employees arbitrate employment law claims, rather than file lawsuits? Can an employer require that employees waive the right to take part in class action lawsuits or class arbitrations...more

How to Follow the New California Law that Penalizes Businesses for Misclassifying Employees

One of the most interesting and controversial laws taking effect in 2012 involves greatly increased penalties for the willful misclassification of employees as independent contractors. I litigated quite a few class actions...more

Want to Litigate in Private? Opt for Arbitration.

Non-compete and trade secret litigation inherently involves disclosure of confidential information. Plaintiffs argue that defendants took or used the plaintiff’s confidential information, and they often want the defendants to...more

New “provisional” statistics show a 51% decrease employment tribunal claims – but what about the missing data? Philip Henson -...

New “provisional” statistics show a 51% decrease employment tribunal claims – but what about the missing data? The Tribunals Service has recently published quarterly statistics for 1 October to 31 December 2010 for all...more

Trivedi Decision Calls Validity of Many Existing Arbitration Agreements Into Serious Question

In the past 15 years, it has become common for employers to require employees to agree, as a condition of employment, to resolve disputes regarding employment through binding arbitration instead of jury trials. Employees,...more

UK Employment Law Review - 1 October 2010 - Bargate Murray Solicitors (London)

BARGATE MURRAY - QUARTERLY EMPLOYMENT LAW REVIEW A new Era begins... Philip Henson, Partner in the City of London law firm Bargate Murray looks to how business leaders and HR practitioners should be prepared for changes...more

CLE Presentation

Presentation CLE United Arbitration PRESENTATION OUTLINE (CE / CLE Credits) ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION ...more

Tension Between Choice of Law and Mandatory Rules in International Employment and Agency Arbitration

The hallmark of international commercial arbitration is the right of parties to select the law to govern their dispute. However, choice of law or party autonomy is subject to limits. Sometimes arbitrators are obliged to...more

L v. W. memo template demonstration

Does your client's case have merit? Has there been an attempt, or is an attempt current, to resolve the situation without resorting to a trial? This is simply a demonstration of a memo template that can be used by lawyer or...more

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