In an unusual procedural context, Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts sent another strong reminder to Massachusetts employers of the perils involved in drafting arbitration agreements. In essence, this decision is a reminder to employers that every word matters when preparing arbitration agreements, especially those that seek to avoid public judicial class or collective action litigation proceedings…
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Just a reminder that SCOTUS will be hearing oral arguments next week on two cases involving arbitration. We reported in December that the Supreme Court had granted Certiorari in four cases involving...By George Friedman
In this episode of The Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Catharine Titi of the University of Paris Center for Law and Economics on investment treaty arbitration and UNCITRAL Working Group...By Catharine Titi, Amy Schmitz
This article was first published on Herbert Smith Freehills Arbitration Notes, here. The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (“ICSID”) has released case statistics for 2020 (available here) showing a...By Andrew Cannon, Vanessa Naish, Jerome Temme