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Addressing an issue of whether an arbitrator inappropriately sanctioned a party that had been found to have fabricated evidence and whether the arbitrator refused to consider...more
My company is considering implementing a policy of mandatory arbitration of employment disputes. Putting aside the legal considerations, is this practically a good idea?...more
Last week, New York attorney Douglas R. Dollinger asked the Honorable Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California to reconsider an order sanctioning Dollinger and his client to the tune of $93,365.92 in monetary...more
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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
After splitting from the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (the CIETAC) through the notable “CIETAC split” event in 2012, the Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (the...more
In two decisions this week, courts consider whether arbitration awards can be violated based on arbitrators’ decisions to exclude evidence. ...more
In a decision that confirms arbitrators’ broad discretion to not only fashion remedies, but also fashion sanctions, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that an arbitrator did not exceed his power by issuing a severe sanction:...more
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A. Overview of Article.
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Lynda Zadra-Symes is a litigation partner in the Orange County, Calif., office of Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP. She represents clients through all stages of U.S. litigation, from presuits through trial and appeal, in...more
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