Arbitration vs. Trial
Alternate Dispute Resolution
Paths to Dispute Resolution
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause?
Polsinelli Podcasts - What Employers Need to Know about Mediation and Arbitration
What is alternative dispute resolution?
What is Mediation?
Patent Mediation – Interview with John Delehanty, Member, Mintz Levin
Civilized Divorce through Mediation
The Fifth Circuit addressed the question of whether a subcontract between the parties requires arbitration, a question that turned on the interpretation of the term “contract documents” in the subcontract. TRC Environmental...more
Three years ago, this blog catalogued where all the federal circuits stood on the issue of whether an arbitration award that “manifestly disregarded the law” could be vacated under the Federal Arbitration Act, as that is not...more
The court ruled that ACC Resources is bound by an arbitral award issued by the China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC”). The award required the mineral company to pay its supplier, Calbex Mineral...more
In this issue:
- Overview of Presentation
- Prevention is better than cure
- Fix problems in the design phase
- Early diagnosis and treatment of problems
- So what do you do?
- Areas of major...more
The Department of Labor’s recent Proposed Rule (the “Proposal”), which defines the term “fiduciary” as it applies to persons who provide “investment advice” to ERISA plans and IRAs, will impact the likelihood and severity of...more
In a case involving a FINRA arbitration between investors and their financial advisor, Judge Anita S. Brody of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania found that she did not have the...more
On May 29, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced the approval of the final orders for two U.S. companies, TES Franchising, LLC ("TES") and American International Mailing, Inc. ("AIM"), settling complaints that...more
Cases typically settle in mediation, because the parties can control the outcome and avoid the cost of further litigation. As appealing as that can be to both sides, it also results in some dissatisfaction, because the case...more
Phoenix law firm Jaburg Wilk family law attorney Mitchell Reichman discusses the differences between arbitration and trial. He also talks about the differences between an arbitrator and mediator. For more information visit...more
Hawaii issued a bold arbitration decision this month. It applied its state contract law to conclude that the parties did not form a clear arbitration agreement, but even if they did, it was unconscionable because it...more
In a report to Congress released in March, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) takes aim at consumer agreements that require disputes to be resolved by arbitration.
The CFPB generally does not have...more
Although the regulations are not final and may change, government contractors should take steps now to prepare for the anticipated final regulations under the Executive Order.
On May 28, the Federal Acquisition...more
An employer’s appeal challenging a departed employee’s workers’ compensation entitlements may proceed, despite being filed after the employer, union and employee reached a settlement at mediation.
The union had filed...more
Earlier this month, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation that drastically changes the collective bargaining landscape for State of Illinois employees. Senate Bill 1229 requires the use of interest arbitration...more
Arbitration has a brand recognition problem. Not enough people know what it is.
The recent CFPB report summarized studies showing that even among consumers who know they have an arbitration clause, the majority do not...more
- In this Issue:
- Has Exposure to Punitive Damages Increased in Arizona?
- The Different Warranties Covering A Contractor’s Work
- The Frustrating EEOC Conciliation Process
- Demanding Access to...more
Thinking of filing a summary judgment motion in your case? Take the time to follow these five steps in assessing whether this is the right move to make....more
The Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (DRAA), 10 Del. C. §§5801-581, which became effective this month, provides a new, speedy, and relatively low-cost arbitration process for commercial disputes through the Delaware Court of...more
The Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) was launched on 5 January 2015 to complement international commercial arbitration services provided by the internationally recognised Singapore International Arbitration...more
On Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 11 a.m. PDT/2 p.m. EDT, Sedgwick attorneys Kirk Jenkins (Chicago), Hall Marston (Los Angeles) and Michael Walsh (Los Angeles) presented a webinar titled “The California Supreme Court: What to...more
Please join our experienced attorneys for an informative and lively discussion on a variety of timely topics, including:
- Leading Court Decisions and Key Legislative Developments in 2015
- Psychological Disabilities...more
David E. Mark, Esq. and Oren Bitan, Esq., discuss Alternate Dispute Resolution...more
In order to understand the best approach to solving a business dispute, counsel must understand the client's business objectives. A need to win at all costs will drive one particular strategy, while a need to resolve the...more
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause? Panel discussion featuring Jeffrey Lewis....more
In the first two months of its 2015 session, the Colorado General Assembly has introduced two bills that could have a significant impact on construction law in Colorado....more
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