Category: International

Musings of Metaverse Arbitration author.

Musings of Metaverse Arbitration

What is the internet’s current favorite buzzword? Metaverse. In simple terms, the metaverse is an interactive three-dimensional virtual world. The...

By Brittany Munn, Amy Schmitz
Top Tips for Attorneys Representing Clients in Arbitrations author.

Top Tips for Attorneys Representing Clients in Arbitrations

This article was first published on the JAMS ADR Blog here. Planning and preparation are key components for any successful...

By Harold Himmelman
Unanimous SCOTUS Decides Southwest: Goes with the Flow on “Engaged” in Interstate Commerce author.

Unanimous SCOTUS Decides Southwest: Goes with the Flow on “Engaged” in Interstate Commerce

The Supreme Court has decided Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon, No. 21-309, ruling unanimously that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) section 1 exemption of “workers engaged...

By George Friedman
Canada – Court Extends Arbitrator’s Immunity to Appointing Authority author.

Canada – Court Extends Arbitrator’s Immunity to Appointing Authority

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In B Smart Technology inc. v. American Arbitration Association, 2022...

By Marie-Claude Martel
Canada – Determining Appeal Rights in Arbitration Agreement in Effect since 1960 Arbitration Act author.

Canada – Determining Appeal Rights in Arbitration Agreement in Effect since 1960 Arbitration Act

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In D Lands Inc. v KS Victoria and King, 2022...

By Lisa C. Munro
A Note on Badgerow v. Walters et al. (No.20-1143, March 31,2022) author.

A Note on Badgerow v. Walters et al. (No.20-1143, March 31,2022)

At her confirmation hearing Justice Kagan noted “So in that sense, we are all originalists.” (U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing,...

By Terry Moritz
Arbitration Conversation No. 75: Prof. Angie Raymond, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 75: Prof. Angie Raymond, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Anjanette (Angie) Raymond, an Associate Professor in the Department of Business...

By Anganette Raymond, Amy Schmitz
Remembering Thierry Garby author.

Remembering Thierry Garby

Thierry Garby, an ambassador of international mediation, passed away in January. ICC, and the broader dispute resolution community, were fortunate...

By Michael McIlwrath
ICSID Member States Approve Amended 2022 Arbitration Rules author.

ICSID Member States Approve Amended 2022 Arbitration Rules

On 21 March 2022, the member states of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) approved wide-ranging amendments...

By Andrew Cannon, Vanessa Naish
Arbitration of PAGA Claims & Uncertainty in the Future of US Arbitration author.

Arbitration of PAGA Claims & Uncertainty in the Future of US Arbitration

The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, No. 20-1573, on March 30,...

By Imre Szalai
Canada – Continuing Confusion Over Nature of Court Review of Arbitration author.

Canada – Continuing Confusion Over Nature of Court Review of Arbitration

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In PCL Constructors Canada Inc. v Johnson Controls, 2022 ONSC...

By Lisa C. Munro
Badgerow v. Walters – Answering Vaden’s Questions and Limiting Its Application author.

Badgerow v. Walters – Answering Vaden’s Questions and Limiting Its Application

Introduction             The Supreme Court’s decision in Vaden v. Discover Bank, 556 U.S. 49 (2009), held that district courts can...

By Kristen Blankley
This Just In: SCOTUS Decides Badgerow author.

This Just In: SCOTUS Decides Badgerow

 Just as we went to press came word that, based on statutory construction, the Supreme Court has decided Badgerow v. Walters,...

By George Friedman
Ontario, Canada: Another Arbitration Decision Upholds Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy author.

Ontario, Canada: Another Arbitration Decision Upholds Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

This article was first published on the Littler® Insight Blog (Link here) and is reprinted here with permission. In Unifor Local...

By Rhonda B. Levy, Barry Kuretzky
The New Micula Judgment and the Overreach of the ECJ author.

The New Micula Judgment and the Overreach of the ECJ

This article was first published in the Thomson Reuters Blog, here. On 25 January 2022, the Court of Justice of...

By Nikos Lavranos
SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Morgan and ZF Auto. Two More to Go author.

SCOTUS Hears Oral Arguments in Morgan and ZF Auto. Two More to Go

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week in two of four cases involving arbitration it will review within a...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 73: Rana Sajjad Ahmad, Founder of CIICA Arbitration Center, Pakistan author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 73: Rana Sajjad Ahmad, Founder of CIICA Arbitration Center, Pakistan

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Rana Sajjad Ahmad, Founder and President of the Center for International...

By Rana Sajjad Ahmad, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Standard of Review: Set Aside for Applicant’s “Inability to Present his Case” author.

Canada – Standard of Review: Set Aside for Applicant’s “Inability to Present his Case”

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Nelson v The Government of the United Mexican States,...

By Lisa C. Munro
Reminder: SCOTUS Hears Two of “Arbitration Final Four” Oral Arguments Next Week author.

Reminder: SCOTUS Hears Two of “Arbitration Final Four” Oral Arguments Next Week

Just a reminder that SCOTUS will be hearing oral arguments next week on two cases involving arbitration. We reported in...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 72: Paul Barker, International Arbitrator, and Fellow, Stanford Law School author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 72: Paul Barker, International Arbitrator, and Fellow, Stanford Law School

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Paul Barker, a partner in the Bay Area office of Kirkland...

By Paul Barker, Amy Schmitz
A Detailed Comparison of Third-Party Funding Regulations in Hong Kong and Singapore author.

A Detailed Comparison of Third-Party Funding Regulations in Hong Kong and Singapore

This article was first published in the Asia Pacific Law Review, here. ABSTRACT Third-party funding (TPF) has played a major...

By Can Eken
Canada – No Issue Estoppel Regarding Arbitrator’s Findings in Later Litigation author.

Canada – No Issue Estoppel Regarding Arbitrator’s Findings in Later Litigation

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In The 6th Line Mofos Limited v Stewart, 2022 ONSC 520,...

By Lisa C. Munro
Canada – Statute Gives Unintended Economic Incentives to Avoid Mandatory Arbitration author.

Canada – Statute Gives Unintended Economic Incentives to Avoid Mandatory Arbitration

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Metropolitan Toronto Condominium Corporation No. 1171 v Rebeiro, 2022...

By Lisa C. Munro
Arbitration Conversation No. 70: Catherine Rogers, Founder, Arbitrator Intelligence author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 70: Catherine Rogers, Founder, Arbitrator Intelligence

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Catherine A. Rogers, a scholar of international arbitration and professional ethics...

By Catherine Rogers, Amy Schmitz
Practicalities of Privacy and Secrecy in Arbitration author.

Practicalities of Privacy and Secrecy in Arbitration

There has been a great deal of discussion lately about nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) in arbitration. The problem is that the...

By Amy Schmitz
Beware International Laws and Conventions author.

Beware International Laws and Conventions

In the decision, McDonnel Group, LLC v. Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK Branch. No. 18-30817, 2019 WL 2082905, (5th Cir....

By Brian R. Gaudet
Arbitration Conversation No. 69: Stephen Anway, Partner and Co-Chair of IDR at Squire Patton Boggs author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 69: Stephen Anway, Partner and Co-Chair of IDR at Squire Patton Boggs

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arbitrator Stephen Anway, global co-chair of Squire Patton Boggs’ International Dispute...

By Stephen P. Anway, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Fresh Evidence Test the Same on Set Aside Applications on Fairness Grounds and Judicial Review Applications author.

Canada – Fresh Evidence Test the Same on Set Aside Applications on Fairness Grounds and Judicial Review Applications

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Vento Motorcycles Inc. v United Mexican States, 2021 ONSC...

By Lisa C. Munro
International Commercial Arbitration: The Applicable Laws Theorem author.

International Commercial Arbitration: The Applicable Laws Theorem

This article first appeared on the Thomson Reuters Arbitration blog, here. One of the most interesting aspects of international arbitration are the applicable...

By Frederico Singarajah
Arbitration Conversation No. 68: Prof. Imre Szalai of Loyola University New Orleans author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 68: Prof. Imre Szalai of Loyola University New Orleans

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Imre Szalai of Loyola University New Orleans, a nationally-known scholar...

By Imre Szalai, Amy Schmitz

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