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SFC’s Annual Report 2019/20: 10 things we learnt

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The Securities and Futures Commission has published its 2019/20 Annual Report setting out its strategy for upholding market integrity and supporting Hong Kong’s development as a leading international financing centre. The...more

Shutts & Bowen LLP

Looking to Compel Arbitration? Recent Supreme Court Decision Suggests Additional Tools are Available

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Sometimes compelling arbitration is simple. If the parties to a dispute signed an agreement to arbitrate, a signatory would normally be able to use that agreement as a basis to move to compel arbitration pursuant to the...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

New SIAC Rules: The Need For Refinement

Last month, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) started a review and revision of its 2016 Rules (the “2020 Review”). The 2016 Rules introduced a number of novel provisions to address “early dismissal of...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Dismissing Fraud Claims on Statute of Limitations Grounds—They Better Know the Facts

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Attorneys do a lot for their clients. They offer counsel, provide legal advice, and work hard to advocate for their client. But one thing they shouldn’t do, is assist their client perpetrate millions of dollars of fraud and...more

Carlton Fields

Second Circuit Affirms Denial of NFL Player’s Petition to Vacate Arbitration Award, Rejecting Arguments of Harm Caused by Failure...

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The case was brought by Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle David Lane Johnson against the NFL Players Association, the NFL, and the NFL Management Council related to a 10-game suspension for using performance-enhancing...more

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

Law.com Webinar: Our New Reality – Virtual ADR Is Here and Ready to Assist Attorneys in Resolving Disputes

Join NAM neutral, Hon. Larry S. Schachner, J.S.C. (Ret.), in a pre-recorded Law.com webcast, "Our New Reality – Virtual ADR Is Here and Ready to Assist Attorneys in Resolving Disputes." Now that we are all faced with the...more

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Social Unrest: Covered or Not?

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To say we are living in unprecedented times in the insurance and reinsurance world, and everywhere else, would be a gross understatement. While we continue to work from home, insurers and policyholders are litigating whether...more

Carlton Fields

€643 Million Arbitration Award Was Within Arbitration Panel’s Power to Award and Not a Result of Manifest Disregard of the Law

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Precision Castparts Corp. purchased companies with manufacturing facilities in the United States and Germany for €800 million. After the sale closed, Precision discovered that the seller had “manipulated financial documents...more

Fisher Phillips

July 2020: The Top 17 Labor And Employment Law Stories

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It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there have been an unprecedented number of changes for the past few years—and this past month...more

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

Back To The Future - Where Does Mediation Go From Here?

Is there dialogue from a film more apropos to our current wants and desires than the following? Doc Brown:  Marty, you gotta come back with me! Marty McFly:  Where? Doc Brown:  Back to the future! Back to the Future –...more

Dentons

Sixth Circuit weighs in at the 11th hour, rebalancing a circuit split on the definition of ‘automatic telephone dialing system’

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In the wake of the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in a case which will settle the rift between US courts of appeals on the issue of what constitutes an “automatic telephone dialing system” (ATDS) under the Telephone...more

Proskauer - Labor Relations

Overruling District Court, Second Circuit Affirms Individual Employees Are Bound By Arbitration Award Prosecuted By Their Union

On July 29, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the “Second Circuit”) handed down what amounts to a significant win for the collectively-bargained dispute-resolution process set forth in the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Maximizing the Value of Mediation During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

Perhaps the most obvious shift in day-to-day legal practice in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic is the “new normal” of virtual meetings and court proceedings. While these can present some degree of challenge, video...more

JAMS

Spotlight: Hon. Sherrie L. Krauser (Ret.)

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You were on the bench for 25 years before you joined JAMS. What skills did you learn there that helped prepare you for a career in alternative dispute resolution? As a judge, I honed my listening skills: hearing inflection...more

NAM (National Arbitration and Mediation)

Time Is On Your Side In the Mediation Process

The longer a mediation lasts the greater the likelihood that it will be successful. This conclusion is anecdotal, but based upon long experience. A mediation is successful even when the case does not settle if substantial...more

JAMS

Q&A with Hon. Gail S. Tusan, Senior Judge

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Please provide a snapshot of your legal career prior to joining JAMS. I served as a general jurisdiction trial judge in Georgia for almost 30 years on the municipal, state and superior court benches. Prior to my judicial...more

Wilson Elser

U.S. Court Assistance with Foreign Arbitration Discovery: Should it, will it, be allowed?

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The U.S. Code contains a longstanding and – until recently – uncontroversial tool to assist in proceedings before a "foreign or international tribunal." Then, in just the past nine months, at least six landmark decisions have...more

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Chris Lazarini Analyzes Claims of Fraud in Arbitration Inducement

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Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Chris Lazarini analyzed a case in which a plaintiff sued Ameriprise, its broker (Evans), and her step-children, seeking the proceeds of two accounts she claimed Ameriprise improperly paid to the...more

Dentons

Court availability guide during COVID-19

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Court availability and limitation period suspension during COVID-19 In response to the developing COVID–19 pandemic, Canadian courts have modified their operations, temporarily closed or introduced limited in-person hearings...more

K&L Gates LLP

Two Heads Are Better Than One: Double Hatting and Its Impact On Diversity In International Arbitration

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In recent years there has been increasing focus on arbitrators also acting as counsel, a practice known commonly as ‘double hatting’ or ‘dual hatting.’ This can result, for example, in arbitrators appearing as counsel before...more

Carlton Fields

Eighth Circuit Affirms Ruling That NLRB Retains Jurisdiction to Review Arbitration Decision on NRLA Charge, Not Court

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An arbitrator resolved a dispute between the parties in favor of the union, deciding that Exide Technologies had violated the collective bargaining agreement and the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) by unilaterally...more

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New York State Judge Allows Sexual Harassment Claim to Proceed in Court, Invalidating Arbitration Agreement

A New York State Trial Court judge recently ruled that an agreement between a company and an employee to arbitrate sexual harassment claims was unenforceable due to 2018 amendments to New York State’s Human Rights Law, which...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Contract, Project, and Arbitration in Florida? State Has Personal Jurisdiction Over Action to Enforce Arbitration Award

On June 24, 2020, in Sayers Constr., LLC v. Timberline Constr., Inc., et al., a Florida District Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court’s denial of a contractor’s motion to dismiss. The contractor moved to dismiss for lack of...more

White & Case LLP

Climate Change Disputes Take Center Stage at Paris Arbitration Week (PAW)

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There is increasing awareness about the interconnected nature of climate-related issues such as biodiversity loss, health, human rights, security and inequality. Indeed, climate change disputes are on the rise, and the...more

Carlton Fields

SDNY Grants 28 U.S.C. § 1782 Application for Discovery in Dispute Involving Republic of Lithuania

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The applicant sought to require documents and deposition testimony from an individual located in, and a corporation headquartered in, New York for use in an international arbitration initiated against the Republic of...more

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