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Fox Rothschild LLP

Consortium That Lost Arbitration Involving Panama Canal Dispute Asks the U.S. Supreme Court to Clarify the Standard Governing the...

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A consortium that was on the losing side of a $238-million arbitration over the construction of the third set of locks for the Panama Canal is asking the United States Supreme Court to review a circuit court opinion that...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Court Refuses Video Game Company's Arbitration Bid in Minor-Involved Case

In February 2022, J.R. II, a minor, brought a case against Electronic Arts Inc. (EA), alleging that it engaged in unlawful and unfair business practices by deceptively inducing players of its game, Apex Legends, to purchase...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Un tribunal de l’Ontario statue qu’une convention d’arbitrage est inexécutoire

Dans l’affaire Lochan v. Binance Holdings Limited (l’« affaire Binance »), la Cour supérieure de justice de l’Ontario (la « CSJO ») a rejeté une demande de suspension d’une action collective proposée en faveur de l’arbitrage....more

JAMS

The Hidden Power of Representation in Leadership

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Since joining JAMS at the end of last year, I’ve been thinking a lot about the undeniable power of Black representation in leadership. My predecessor, Mark Smalls, recently shared a profound insight: "What they see is what...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Proposed Amendments to HKIAC Rules put the Emergency into Emergency Arbitration

On 23 January 2024, the HKIAC announced a Public Consultation on Proposed Amendments to the 2018 HKIAC Administered Arbitration Rules. The HKIAC’s proposed amendments include enhancements to the mechanism by which a single...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Anti-suit Injunctions, Enka v Chubb and the Arbitration Bill

The recent RusChemAlliance LLC cases in the English High Court considered the practical impact of EU sanctions on Russian entities and the interaction between English and French jurisprudence in international arbitration. The...more

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[PODCAST] JAMS Neutral Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.) appeared on an episode of "What the M"

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Hon. Annette M. Rizzo (Ret.) appeared on an episode of "What the M," a podcast hosted by mortgage default servicing attorneys Kent McPhail and Stephen Hladik that delves into challenges and trends affecting mortgage...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Devas v. Antrix: Ninth Circuit Requires Minimum Contacts for Personal Jurisdiction over Foreign States

The Ninth Circuit’s February 6, 2024, decision denying rehearing en banc of Devas v. Antrix and upholding its earlier ruling to overturn the enforcement of a $1.3 billion arbitration award diverges significantly from the...more

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[PODCAST] JAMS Neutrals Discuss Evolution of ADR for Resolving Construction Disputes

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In this podcast, JAMS neutrals John W. Hinchey, Esq., and Leslie King O’Neal discuss the evolution of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) within the construction space. Their conversation starts with sharing their...more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Mass Arbitrations: Who Pays? Part II

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Host Lynda A. Bennett, Chair of the Insurance Recovery practice at Lowenstein Sandler, welcomes back Freda L. Wolfson, Michael A. Kaplan, and Ruth Fong Zimmerman to continue their discussion on mass arbitration and...more

CDF Labor Law LLP

Ninth Circuit Requires Federal Courts in California to Follow Adolph v. Uber

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On February 12, 2024, in Johnson v. Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that an employee’s non-arbitrable, representative PAGA claims are not subject to dismissal when the plaintiff is ordered to...more

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Effective Dispute Avoidance in Construction and Infrastructure Projects

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In this article, BCLP partner Shy Jackson and Aluko & Oyebode partner Ngo-Martins Okonmah are collaborating to discuss the most effective means by which to avoid disputes relating to construction and infrastructure projects...more

Cooley LLP

UK Court of Appeal Orders Mandatory Final Anti-Suit Injunction in Foreign-Seated Arbitration

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In its recent judgment in UniCredit Bank GmbH v. RusChemAlliance LLC, the Court of Appeal granted a mandatory final anti-suit injunction in support of a French-seated arbitration regarding proceedings brought by the...more

Baker Donelson

Landmark Ruling: Victory for Powers of Attorney and Health Care Providers

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Baker Donelson secured a win before the Tennessee Supreme Court when, on February 16, 2024, the Court issued a ruling supporting health care providers and those who seek to secure health care for a loved one. In Williams v....more

Holland & Knight LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Hears Argument on Arbitration Exemption for Food Delivery Drivers

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument on Feb. 20, 2024, on whether food distributors are exempt from arbitration under Section 1 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), governing "contracts of employment of seamen,...more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

California Court of Appeals Reinforces Strict Limits on Arbitration Fee Payment Deadline

The California Court of Appeals recently revisited the issue of the draconian deadline for paying arbitration fees established by California Code of Civil Procedure section 1281.97. In Suarez v. Superior Court of San Diego...more

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JAMS Neutrals Discuss Evolution of ADR for Resolving Construction Disputes (Podcast)

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In this podcast, JAMS neutrals John W. Hinchey, Esq., and Leslie King O’Neal discuss the evolution of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) within the construction space. Their conversation starts with sharing their...more

Carlton Fields

Second Circuit Holds That Refusal to Enjoin Arbitration Is Immediately Appealable, Clarifies Standard for Obtaining Preliminary...

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a district court’s refusal to enjoin arbitration was immediately appealable because the arbitration agreement was governed by state law rather than the Federal...more

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D.C. Circuit Breaks from Second Circuit, Finds Pension Fund May Retroactively Change Its Interest Rate Assumptions

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On February 9, 2024, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its decision in Trustees of IAM Nat'l Pension Fund v. M & K Emp. Sols., LLC, No. 22-7157 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 9, 2024), affirming the district court’s...more

Stikeman Elliott LLP

CSA Propose Binding Dispute Resolution Framework for Retail Client Complaints

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The Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) have proposed amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations (“NI 31-103”) and changes to its companion policy...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

Mass Arbitration as a Tennis Match: No Love Here

For the past few years, following the machinations of mass arbitrations has been like watching a tennis match. First one side hits a volley, then another returns, and on-and-on with the opposing sides continually stuck in...more

McGlinchey Stafford

Am I Entitled to a Bonus? - McGlinchey Commercial Law Bulletin - February 16, 2024

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Ohio- Enforceability of Arbitration Agreement- Bryan Costin v. Midwest Vision Partners LLC., 8th Dist. Cuyahoga No. 112651, 2024-Ohio-463. The Eighth District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the trial court’s ruling...more

Hogan Lovells

Tour d’horizon des réformes récentes du secteur minier et de la protection des investissements en Afrique

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Au cours de ces dernières années, plusieurs États africains ont mis en œuvre des réformes d’ampleur de leurs régulations minières, aboutissant notamment à l'imposition d'exigences réglementaires accrues sur les acteurs de ce...more

Paul Hastings LLP

Federal Case Challenges Mass Arbitration “Shakedown” Amid Recent Amendments to AAA Rules

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A recent complaint against plaintiffs’ firm Zimmerman Reed directly challenges the law firm’s mass arbitration tactics and alleged “weaponization” of a California privacy statute. The complaint comes as arbitration...more

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Arbitration Clauses and the Importance of Specifying the Law Which Governs the Arbitration Agreement: UniCredit Bank GmbH v....

The recent English Court of Appeal (CoA) decision in UniCredit v. RusChemAlliance has further highlighted the importance of specifying what law should govern an arbitration agreement, rather than an assumption that this would...more

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