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CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
CorpCast Episode 4: Better Know a Judge: Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery
CorpCast Episode 3: Preview of Business Divorce CLE at 2015 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause?
CorpCast Episode 2: Advancement 101
CorpCast Episode 1: Sections, 204, 205 and In re Numoda
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Class Actions News - Deborah Renner on Dart Cherokee Basin v. Owens
SullCrom Sees Litigation Boom Despite Waning Credit Crisis
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
A recent decision in the English Commercial Court has potentially significant ramifications for the shipping and trading industry.
This decision will be of interest to...more
Here we consider some key features of the ADGM Real Property Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”) and highlight topics that may be of interest to our clients operating within the Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), which...more
Following is an interesting and recent federal court ruling related to arbitration.
Litigation Activity Results in Waiver of Right to Arbitrate -
Healy v. Cox Communications -
United States Court of Appeals, Tenth...more
In May 2014, in an attempt to simplify the Tribunal system and make it more efficient, the Government imposed a duty on claimants to attempt early conciliation through Acas before bringing a claim. A recent report provides...more
Many courts dismiss an action once they order the parties to arbitrate the dispute. And many of these courts do so even if one of the parties requests that the court stay the proceedings pending arbitration.
Both the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and the Cayman Islands have recently updated and modernised their arbitration regimes. The Cayman Islands passed their legislation first, and in Cayman the process of arbitration is now...more
Utica Mutual Insurance Company (“Utica”) sued R&Q Reinsurance Company (“R&Q) in New York federal court for payment under reinsurance certificates R&Q issued to Utica covering umbrella policies Utica issued to its insured,...more
This Guide provides an introduction to Canada’s civil litigation and dispute resolution system. It describes the procedures followed in Canada’s civil courts and administrative tribunals, and discusses alternatives to dispute...more
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) has revised its Construction Industry Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures (Rules), effective July 1, 2015. Although some changes are relatively modest, others expand the...more
The American Arbitration Association (AAA) recently issued several significant revisions to its Construction Industry Arbitration Rules, which became effective July 1, 2015. The revised rules apply to construction arbitration...more
We previously discussed in a June 10, 2015, guest article the basics of insurance underwriting and claim handling in China. In this article, we give an overview of the legal framework and relevant key issues in insurance...more
Australian courts have now overwhelmingly adopted a pro-enforcement approach to commercial arbitral awards, both international and domestic. Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Colin Joss & Co...more
A recent report showed that less than half of arbitration agreements in the consumer financial arena include delegation clauses in their arbitration agreements. Two recent decisions from state high courts suggest that is a...more
AAA issued revised Construction Industry Arbitration Rules which took effect July 1, 2015. There are significant changes in the new rules which are intended to make the arbitration process more efficient and cost-effective. ...more
The Hague Convention could save time and expense on jurisdictional disputes and aims to streamline cross-border enforcement.
On 11 June, the Latvian presidency, on behalf of 27 of the 28 European Union (EU) member...more
An administrative law judge for the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) found in favor of Talina Torres (“Torres”) against Employers Resource (“Employers”) after determining that an arbitration clause within an...more
Tennessee’s recently-convened Davidson County Business Court will adjudicate business litigation in Nashville and may hear business cases from around the state with the consent of both parties. The Business Court’s stated...more
The decision in Accentuate Ltd v ASIGRA Inc (Accentuate) relates to the alleged wrongful termination by the defendant (licensor) of an agreement with the claimant (distributor) for the distribution of software products (the...more
In Trust Risk Group SpA v AmTrust Europe Ltd  EWCA Civ 437, 30 April 2015, the Court of Appeal held that when resolving competing jurisdiction clauses in two different agreements where one is entered into at a later...more
The Eighth Circuit affirmed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri which rejected the contention that an arbitration agreement was unconscionable, and unenforceable under the Federal...more
On April 2, 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed legislation enacting the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (“DRAA”) which became effective on May 2, 2015. 10 Del. C. § 5801, et seq. On June 17, 2015, the Delaware Supreme...more
Arbitral tribunal, state court – who is allowed to decide?
Where a dispute concerns conflicting decisions made by courts of EU Member States one of the first things that springs to mind is “Council Regulation (EC) No...more
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