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California Supreme Court Holds That Unpaid Wages Are Not Recoverable Under PAGA
On September 12, 2019, in ZB, N.A. v. Superior Court (Lawson), Case No. S246711, the California Supreme Court held...
United States
20 Sep 2019
Anti-Arbitration Injunctions: The Implications Of Sabbagh vs Khoury
In Sabbagh v. Khoury [2019] EWCA Civ. 1219, the English Court of Appeal has held that English courts have
29 Aug 2019
Podcast: Brexit And Dispute Resolution In The UK
In this episode, Akin Gump litigation partner Mark Dawkins and senior counsel Sheena Buddhdev discuss Brexit and its possible impact on international dispute resolution in the U.K.
28 Aug 2019
Brexit And Dispute Resolution In The UK
In this episode, Akin Gump litigation partner Mark Dawkins and senior counsel Sheena Buddhdev discuss Brexit and its possible impact on international dispute resolution in the U.K.
United States
27 Aug 2019
The English High Court Shuts Out "Inadequate Reasons" As A Basis To Set Aside An International Arbitration Award – ‘Non-Intervention' Approach Of Courts In The Arbitration Process Is Reinforced
Where London is the Seat those involved in international arbitration ought to know that challenges under Section 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996, (the "Act") require highly exceptional conditions.
23 Aug 2019
The English Court Of Appeal Applies 'But For' Test To "Force Majeure Clause" – FIDIC's "Exceptional Events" Now Under Threat?
International Construction Arbitration has received a shock. Consistent with the leading textbooks
15 Aug 2019
FIDIC Issues "Emerald Book" For Underground Works
International construction arbitration welcomes FIDIC's latest standard form contract: the "Emerald Book"
United States
2 Aug 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Confirms That The Federal Arbitration Act Protects Bilateral Arbitration
The Supreme Court has once again affirmed that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) protects a party's right to individualized arbitration, and preempts state policy that would force resolution of broader
United States
14 May 2019
ICC Issues Practice Note On Three Hot-Topics In International Arbitration: An Arbitrator's Duty Of Disclosure; Transparency In "Commercial" Arbitration; And Tribunal Secretaries
The International Court of Arbitration of the ICC has published a Note to Parties and Arbitral Tribunals on the conduct of the arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration which entered into force on 1 January 2019.
United States
4 Mar 2019
Second Circuit And New York Appellate Division Decisions Affirm Pro-Arbitration Policies
In Deasang Corp. v. NutraSweet Co., the Appellate Division overturned a ruling by a lower court vacating an arbitral award on the ground that the arbitral panel ...
United States
8 Feb 2019
Mixed Messages: Developments In Recognition Of Foreign Arbitral Awards In Russia
A recent Russian Supreme Court decision appears to have been markedly hostile to international arbitration. In Dredging and Maritime Management SA v AO InzhTransStroy, the court found that an arbitration agreement...
United States
1 Feb 2019
Courts Should Decide Whether Federal Arbitration Act Applies, Even If Arbitration Agreement Delegates Such Questions To Arbitrator
The Supreme Court held that courts should determine whether disputes are excluded from arbitration under the FAA
United States
22 Jan 2019
Arbitration Agreements Can Control Who Decides Arbitrability: Arbitrator Or Court
The Supreme Court held that, under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), courts must enforce arbitration contracts according to their terms, including provisions authorizing arbitrators
United States
16 Jan 2019
Launch Of The "Prague Rules": An Attempt To Improve Efficiency In International Arbitration
In December 2018 the "Prague Rules" were released, providing users of international arbitration with suggested streamlined procedures aimed at increasing speed and reducing cost
European Union
16 Jan 2019
ICSID Rules Reform: Public Comments Are Due Before The End Of December
In order for changes to be adopted, two-thirds of the ICSID Member States need to approve any proposed amendments.
11 Dec 2018
Concurrent Delay – Is The English Court Of Appeal's Clarification Conclusive?
The Court of Appeal has held that a clause denying an extension of time to a Contractor if there is concurrent delay is enforceable and is not contrary to the so-called "prevention principle."
United States
14 Sep 2018
En Banc 9th Circuit: No Arbitration Of State Claims By Unionized Employees, Unless Collective Bargaining Agreement Must Be Interpreted
To compel a union employee's state law claim into arbitration based on RLA or LMRA preemption, an employer must prove that (1) the CBA is the "only source" ...
United States
21 Aug 2018
English Court Of Appeal Lowers The Bar For Arbitrator Disclosure
In a recent important decision for arbitrations seated in England, the English Court of Appeal has, for the first time, considered the scope of arbitrators' duty of disclosure.
6 Aug 2018
Supreme Court Decision Impacting Class And Collective Action Waivers In Employment Arbitration Clauses
Class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements are enforceable under the FAA and not prohibited by the NLRA.
United States
24 May 2018
Federal Circuit Holds That PTAB May Enter Adverse Judgment Against A Patent Owner
The Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's (PTAB) entry of adverse judgment against patent owner, Arthrex, Inc., which had disclaimed all challenged claims prior ...
United States
14 Mar 2018
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