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Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 17 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 17

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about the indicators would-be...

By Imre Szalai, Steven Shapiro, Erin Archerd, Amy Schmitz
AAA Promulgates New Supplementary Procedures for Multiple Case Filings author.

AAA Promulgates New Supplementary Procedures for Multiple Case Filings

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert, here. In what we are certain is a reaction to a flurry...

By George Friedman
While the Ninth Circuit Added Clarity in Its Recent Uber Opinion, Legislative Challenges to Mandatory Arbitration May Be Ahead author.

While the Ninth Circuit Added Clarity in Its Recent Uber Opinion, Legislative Challenges to Mandatory Arbitration May Be Ahead

This article first appeared on the Employment Class Action Blog, here. A U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit...

By John Lewis
Arbitration Conversation No. 64: Richard Ormond and Jake Stango of ejudicate.com author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 64: Richard Ormond and Jake Stango of ejudicate.com

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Richard Ormond and Jake Stango, the founders of ejudicate.com, an online...

By Richard Ormond, Jake Stango, Amy Schmitz
Ninth Circuit Underscores the Need for Careful Drafting of International Arbitration Clauses author.

Ninth Circuit Underscores the Need for Careful Drafting of International Arbitration Clauses

This article first appeared on Miller Canfield webpage, here. Can a non-signatory to an arbitration agreement compel international arbitration under...

By Frederick A. Acomb, Ahmad Chehab
Diversity Checklist For International Arbitration (Part Two) author.

Diversity Checklist For International Arbitration (Part Two)

This article was first published on the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. This three-part blog provides a diversity...

By Hanna Roos
The ICC Dispute Resolution Statistics 2020 – An Interesting But Unclear Picture Regarding Gender Parity author.

The ICC Dispute Resolution Statistics 2020 – An Interesting But Unclear Picture Regarding Gender Parity

The recently published ICC Dispute Resolution 2020 Statistics, revealing that 946 arbitration cases were registered with the Secretariat of the ICC...

By Katherine Simpson
Canada – Portion of Arbitral Award Set Aside; Re-hearing to be Conducted by Different Arbitrator author.

Canada – Portion of Arbitral Award Set Aside; Re-hearing to be Conducted by Different Arbitrator

This article first appeared on Arbitration Matters, here. In Spirit Bay Developments Limited Partnership v Scala Developments Consultants Ltd., 2021 BCSC...

By Lisa C. Munro
SCOTUS Won’t Reconsider Denied Cert. Petition on FAA Applicability to Amazon Drivers author.

SCOTUS Won’t Reconsider Denied Cert. Petition on FAA Applicability to Amazon Drivers

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert, here. SCOTUS again has eschewed an opportunity to clear up the split...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 16 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 16

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about advice for teachers...

By Steven Shapiro, Imre Szalai, Erin Archerd, Amy Schmitz
Strategies to Collect International Arbitration Awards author.

Strategies to Collect International Arbitration Awards

This article first appeared on Global Dispute Resolution Insights, here. Strategies to Collect International Arbitration Awards One of the problems...

By Craig R. Tractenberg, Sarah Biser
Diversity Checklist For International Arbitration (Part One) author.

Diversity Checklist For International Arbitration (Part One)

This article was first published on the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. This three-part blog provides a diversity...

By Hanna Roos
Has the 11th Circuit Clarified the Transportation Worker Exemption of the FAA or Just Created a Circuit Split? author.

Has the 11th Circuit Clarified the Transportation Worker Exemption of the FAA or Just Created a Circuit Split?

This article was first published on the Employment Class Action Blog here. In a published June 22 opinion, the Eleventh...

By John Lewis
Canada – Party Not Abandoning Position Made in Written Argument, Despite Counsel’s Failure to Object to Arbitrator’s Contrary Understanding author.

Canada – Party Not Abandoning Position Made in Written Argument, Despite Counsel’s Failure to Object to Arbitrator’s Contrary Understanding

This article was originally published on Arbitration Matters, here. In Eisler v. Connor Clark & Lunn Financial Group Ltd., 2021 BCSC...

By Lisa C. Munro
Amicus Briefs Are Coming in on Servotronics. And Oral Argument Is Set author.

Amicus Briefs Are Coming in on Servotronics. And Oral Argument Is Set

This article first appeared in the weekly Securities Arbitration Alert of 22 July 2021 and is reposted here with permission....

By George Friedman
The 2021 ICDR Arbitration Rules: A Welcome Update for International Construction Arbitration author.

The 2021 ICDR Arbitration Rules: A Welcome Update for International Construction Arbitration

This article was originally published on International Bar Association and on the Troutman Pepper Blog, here. It is republished here with...

By Albert Bates Jr., R. Zachary Torres-Fowler, Hailey Barnett
E-Signing Arbitration Agreements in a Remote World author.

E-Signing Arbitration Agreements in a Remote World

This article first appeared on the Davis Wright Tremaine LLP blog, here. A recent California Court of Appeal decision (Bannister...

By Crystal Miller-O'Brien, Beatrice Nuñez-Bellamy
Eleventh Circuit Clears the Road to Arbitration for Last-Mile Drivers author.

Eleventh Circuit Clears the Road to Arbitration for Last-Mile Drivers

This article first appeared on LexBlog.com, here. Seyfarth Synopsis: Though it may sound esoteric, the question of whether “last mile” drivers...

By Lennon B. Haas, Kyle Petersen, Kevin M. Young
Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration author.

Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration

This article first appeared on the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. Arbitrators are inevitably bound by a duty of...

By Frederico Singarajah
Back-to-the-Office: The Key ADR Institutions Update Us on their Plans author.

Back-to-the-Office: The Key ADR Institutions Update Us on their Plans

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert, here. As more and more financial services firms announce their plans...

By George Friedman
Snapshot on Data Protection from the 2021 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration: Adapting Arbitration to a Changing World author.

Snapshot on Data Protection from the 2021 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration: Adapting Arbitration to a Changing World

The School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with White & Case LLP prepared the...

By Cemre Kadioglu, Dr. Martin Beckmann
Distinguishing Discovery Procedures in Commercial Arbitration:  A Comparative Analysis of AAA and FINRA Rules author.

Distinguishing Discovery Procedures in Commercial Arbitration: A Comparative Analysis of AAA and FINRA Rules

This article first appeared in Securities Arbitration Alert, here. Introduction In civil litigation, discovery is the process by which parties...

By Ksenia Matthews
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Whether the Federal Arbitration Act Forecloses Public-Policy Challenges to Arbitration Awards author.

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Whether the Federal Arbitration Act Forecloses Public-Policy Challenges to Arbitration Awards

This article first appeared in Global Dispute Resolution Insights, here. For the second time in four years, the U.S. Supreme...

By Sarah Biser
The 2020 SIAC Annual Report: Trends & Questions author.

The 2020 SIAC Annual Report: Trends & Questions

This article first appeared on Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. One day short of April Fool’s Day this...

By Hanna Azkiya
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic On (Physical) Litigation and International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland author.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic On (Physical) Litigation and International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland

This article first appeared on Global Arbitration News by Baker McKenzie, here. With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in...

By Valentina Hirsiger, Lukas Frommelt
Canada – Arbitration Remains Mandatory Despite Option Given to Only One Party to Waive Arbitration author.

Canada – Arbitration Remains Mandatory Despite Option Given to Only One Party to Waive Arbitration

This article first appeared in Urbas Arbitral, here. In Malcolm Drilling Company Inc. v. The Graham-Aecon Joint Venture, 2021 BCSC 1136,...

By Daniel Urbas
Are We Seeing the Start of a Tectonic Shift on Mandatory PDAAs in the Financial Services Field? author.

Are We Seeing the Start of a Tectonic Shift on Mandatory PDAAs in the Financial Services Field?

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA), here. This is less a letter from the editor and more...

By George Friedman
Plenty of Phish in the Sea: Cybersecurity and the Revised IBA Rules on Evidence author.

Plenty of Phish in the Sea: Cybersecurity and the Revised IBA Rules on Evidence

This article was first published on the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. It is a trite but a...

By Sebastiano Nessi, Simon Demaurex
Remedying a Slip in an Award author.

Remedying a Slip in an Award

This blog was originally published on the Practical Law Arbitration blog on 18 May 2021. Practical Law is part of Thomson Reuters A new...

By Michael Lampert
The Tide Rises: Will Biden’s Blue Wave Wash Away Mandatory Arbitration? author.

The Tide Rises: Will Biden’s Blue Wave Wash Away Mandatory Arbitration?

This article first appeared on the Financial Institutions Law Alert, here. Congressional rumblings about outlawing mandatory arbitration clauses are relatively...

By Joseph Calabrese

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