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No Privity? No Problem!

by Farrell Fritz, P.C. on

May a stranger to an arbitration agreement compel arbitration against its signatories? According to the Second Department in Degraw Construction Group v McGowan Builders, Inc., 2017 NY Slip Op 05580 (2nd Dept July 12, 2017),...more

Arbitration at your option: So long as you have agreed to it - A case study of Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Dyna-Jet Pte...

by Dentons on

The recent Singapore Court of Appeal judgment in Wilson Taylor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd v Dyna-Jet Pte Ltd discusses the legal implications of an arbitration agreement of an asymmetrical nature. Such an arbitration agreement is...more

Sanctity of an arbitration award: When does a breach of natural justice tip the balance? - A case study of ASG V ASH [2016] SGHC...

by Dentons on

The plaintiff applied to set aside three arbitral awards. The first was awarded on the merits which was challenged on the basis that the arbitrator had totally failed to consider or understand the plaintiff’s evidence and...more

Fenwick Employment Brief - June 2013

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, the United States Supreme Court affirmed an arbitral decision allowing the plaintiff to proceed with classwide arbitration even in the absence of express language to that effect in the...more

Arbitrate, don't surrender!

by Thomas Valkenet on

One-sided arbitration clauses don't survive judicial scrutiny in Maryland's state and federal courts. Maryland contract law will not enforce an arbitration clause lacking mutuality of consideration....more

Litigate Like An Egyptian

by Katherine Gallo, Esq. on

You are now sitting down to organize your Discovery Plan and determining what discovery you need to evaluate your case, prepare for mediation, file a motion for motion for summary judgment/summary adjudication and/or get it...more

The Best Arbitrations Used By California Attorneys and Lawyers Aren’t Arbitrations, They’re Mediations

by Sebastian Gibson on

There are four types of arbitrations used by arbitration lawyers and civil litigation attorneys in California. This article examines each of the four types and compares them to mediations. There are many disadvantages to...more

Fee Schedule

by United Arbitration, Inc. on

United Arbitration Fee Schedule...more

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