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Tales from the Arbitration Crypt author.

Tales from the Arbitration Crypt

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert Blog, here. With Halloween behind us, I thought it might be...

By George Friedman
Canada – Challenge to Arbitrator’s Integrity to be Determined Using Bias Test author.

Canada – Challenge to Arbitrator’s Integrity to be Determined Using Bias Test

This article first appeared on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Farmer v Farmer, 2021 ONSC 5913, the appellant wife appealed...

By Lisa C. Munro
Invoking a Policy’s Arbitral Provisions that Fall Under the New York or Panama Convention when a Third Party Sues the Insurer author.

Invoking a Policy’s Arbitral Provisions that Fall Under the New York or Panama Convention when a Third Party Sues the Insurer

This article was originally published in the ARIAS·U.S. Quarterly, Q3, 2021 and is republished here with permission. A.        Overview The...

By Edward Lenci
6 Hours of Social Media Blackout in Arbitration? The Cybersecurity Perspective author.

6 Hours of Social Media Blackout in Arbitration? The Cybersecurity Perspective

Did Monday 6th October 2021 feel like a snow or rain day to you? With Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, and...

By Katie Hyman, Wendy Gonzales
Divided Ninth Circuit Ruling on California AB-51 FAA Preemption is also a Split Decision: Statute is Preempted in Part author.

Divided Ninth Circuit Ruling on California AB-51 FAA Preemption is also a Split Decision: Statute is Preempted in Part

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert, here. A split Ninth Circuit has finally ruled on the validity...

By George Friedman
Indian Supreme Court Confirms Enforceability of India-Seated Emergency Arbitration Awards author.

Indian Supreme Court Confirms Enforceability of India-Seated Emergency Arbitration Awards

This article first appeared on Arbitration Notes by Herbert Smith Freehills, here. The Supreme Court of India (the “Court“) has...

By Andrew Cannon, Tomas Furlong, Madhu Krishnan
UNCITRAL/ICSID Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Internation Investment Disputes author.

UNCITRAL/ICSID Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Internation Investment Disputes

It has just been announced that ICSID and UNCITRAL have released the third version of the Draft Code of Conduct...

By Stacie Strong
Expedited Arbitration, Autonomy and Due Process author.

Expedited Arbitration, Autonomy and Due Process

This article was first published on the Practical Law Arbitration Blog in two parts on 3 and 13 September 2021....

By Alexander Uff
Canada – Arbitrator’s Award Set Aside on Basis that it was “Arbitrary and Irrational” author.

Canada – Arbitrator’s Award Set Aside on Basis that it was “Arbitrary and Irrational”

This article first appeared on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Shahcheraghi v Divangahi, 2021 BCSC 1576, Justice Horsman set aside...

By Lisa C. Munro
Second Version of The Draft Code of Conduct: Hits and Misses author.

Second Version of The Draft Code of Conduct: Hits and Misses

This article was first published in the Indian Review of International Arbitration (IRIArb) journal. For more information about the journal,...

By Abhisar Vidyarthi, Sikander Hyaat Khan
Servotronics on Certiorari Petition: “Never Mind!” But Badgerow Oral Argument is Now Set author.

Servotronics on Certiorari Petition: “Never Mind!” But Badgerow Oral Argument is Now Set

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert, here. Just a month out from oral argument, Servotronics has notified the...

By George Friedman
In the Crosshairs: U.S. Congress Again Takes Aim at Arbitration Agreements in Employment Context author.

In the Crosshairs: U.S. Congress Again Takes Aim at Arbitration Agreements in Employment Context

In the U.S. Congress’ latest proposal to strike against arbitration, Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and Labor Committee Chairman Robert...

By John Schaffer, Marla Presley
No “Do-Overs” When You Agree to Arbitrate Your Divorce author.

No “Do-Overs” When You Agree to Arbitrate Your Divorce

This article first appeared in the NJ Family Legal Blog, here. As we have written before, alternate dispute resolution is...

By Eric Solotoff
MNLU Mumbai’s Centre for Arbitration and Research Publishes Inaugural Issue of Indian Review of International Arbitration author.

MNLU Mumbai’s Centre for Arbitration and Research Publishes Inaugural Issue of Indian Review of International Arbitration

Maharashtra National Law University Mumbai’s Centre for Arbitration Research has published the inaugural issue of the Indian Review of International...

By Chirag Balyan
Canada – Under New B.C. Act, Third Party May Apply to Arbitrator OR Court to Set Aside Subpoena Issued by Arbitrator author.

Canada – Under New B.C. Act, Third Party May Apply to Arbitrator OR Court to Set Aside Subpoena Issued by Arbitrator

This article first appeared on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Terrace Community Forest LLP v Skeena Sawmills Ltd., 2021 BCSC...

By Lisa C. Munro
The Continued Rise Of The New York Convention And The Fall Of The “Bellefonte Cap.” author.

The Continued Rise Of The New York Convention And The Fall Of The “Bellefonte Cap.”

Another Circuit Court Holds That the New York Convention Pre-empts State Laws Prohibiting Arbitration of Insurance Disputes On August 12,...

By Edward Lenci
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
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
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
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
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

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