Tag: International Commercial Arbitration

2023: The Year of OArb author.

2023: The Year of OArb

A common question asked after our presentations on online dispute resolution (ODR) is: “when can we expect the arrival of...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
Arbitration Conversation No. 94: Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration, FMCS author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 94: Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration, FMCS

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arthur Pearlstein, Director of Arbitration and of the Office of Shared...

By Arthur Pearlstein, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 93: Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Texas A&M School of Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 93: Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Texas A&M School of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez from the Texas A&M School of...

By Guillermo Jose Garcia Sanchez, Amy Schmitz
Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I) author.

Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I)

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. This past year brought two important decisions about the...

By Eric Morgan, James Plotkin
Arbitration Conversation No. 92: Arbitrator Lisa Munro, Partner at Lerners LLP author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 92: Arbitrator Lisa Munro, Partner at Lerners LLP

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Arbitrator Lisa Munro, a partner at Lerners LLP. Lisa brings to...

By Lisa C. Munro, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 91: Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Operations Manager, International Mediation Institute author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 91: Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Operations Manager, International Mediation Institute

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Operations Manager of the International Mediation Institute. Chimdimma is...

By Chimdimma Onyedebelu, Amy Schmitz
Arbitration Conversation No. 90: Arbitrator Richard D. Faulkner author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 90: Arbitrator Richard D. Faulkner

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Arbitrator Richard D. Faulkner, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators...

By Richard D. Faulkner, Amy Schmitz
Alleging Arbitrator Bias, Oppenheimer Moves to Vacate FINRA Panel’s $36+ Million Award author.

Alleging Arbitrator Bias, Oppenheimer Moves to Vacate FINRA Panel’s $36+ Million Award

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Oppenheimer has moved to vacate a massive Award...

By George Friedman
Arbitration of Investor Claims in An Industry-Sponsored Forum – A Look Back at 20 Years of Lessons author.

Arbitration of Investor Claims in An Industry-Sponsored Forum – A Look Back at 20 Years of Lessons

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Introduction Industry-sponsored arbitration has long been the only...

By Courtney M. Werning, David Neuman, Jorge L. Riera, Michael S. Edmiston
Canada – Arbitral Award Enforced despite Russian Sanctions author.

Canada – Arbitral Award Enforced despite Russian Sanctions

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Angophora Holdings Limited v. Ovsyankin, 2022 ABKB 711, Justice Romaine...

By Myriam Seers
Arbitration Conversation No. 89: Prof. Kristen Blankley of the Nebraska College of Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 89: Prof. Kristen Blankley of the Nebraska College of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Professor Kristen Blankley, who teaches Alternative Dispute Resolution, Advocacy in Mediation,...

By Kristen Blankley, Amy Schmitz
SCOTUS Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award author.

SCOTUS Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. here. The Supreme Court on October 31 denied Certiorari in Caputo v....

By George Friedman
Canada – Foreign Award Enforcement Upheld on Appeal Despite Previous Attornment to Court author.

Canada – Foreign Award Enforcement Upheld on Appeal Despite Previous Attornment to Court

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Wang v. Luo, 2022 ONSC 5544, Justice LeMay, sitting...

By James Plotkin
An Emerging Trend to Replace Direct Testimony with Written Narrative Witness Statements in Commercial Arbitration author.

An Emerging Trend to Replace Direct Testimony with Written Narrative Witness Statements in Commercial Arbitration

A foundational principle of Arbitration is that it based on an agreement between the parties to submit their dispute for...

By Jerome Rock
Arbitration Conversation No. 88: Prof. Steven Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 88: Prof. Steven Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Prof. Steven Shapiro and Dr. Shaheeza Lalani. Prof. Shapiro has been...

By Shaheeza Lalani, Steven Shapiro, Amy Schmitz
FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through 3Q: Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Have Definitely Stabilized. Mediation Filings Are Still Up, But Continue to Slow Down author.

FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through 3Q: Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Have Definitely Stabilized. Mediation Filings Are Still Up, But Continue to Slow Down

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. here. FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through...

By George Friedman
Canada – Action Brought to Require Payment Ordered in Award author.

Canada – Action Brought to Require Payment Ordered in Award

This article was fist published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Tomalik v Enthink Inc., 2022 ABCA 302, the Court...

By Lisa C. Munro
Resolving Investor-State Disputes following Russia’s War in Ukraine: Investment Arbitration Will Lead the Way author.

Resolving Investor-State Disputes following Russia’s War in Ukraine: Investment Arbitration Will Lead the Way

Russia’s war against Ukraine affected many people and businesses, leaving a global impact. Foreign countries (States) imposed sanctions affecting the...

By Brittany Munn
Arbitration Conversation No. 87: Prof. Leonardo Oliveira, Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 87: Prof. Leonardo Oliveira, Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Leonardo Valladares Pacheco de Oliveira, Lecturer in Law at Royal...

By Leonardo de Oliveira, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Arbitration Agreement Invalid due to Unconscionability and no Consideration author.

Canada – Arbitration Agreement Invalid due to Unconscionability and no Consideration

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Pokornik v. SkipTheDishes Restaurant Services Inc., 2022 MBKB 178,...

By Cynthia Kuehl
Metaverse and Digital Identity author.

Metaverse and Digital Identity

The term metaverse was first coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash.  In the novel,...

By Ken Korea
Canada – Interests of Justice Require Closely Linked Disputes to be Arbitrated author.

Canada – Interests of Justice Require Closely Linked Disputes to be Arbitrated

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Tessier v 2428-8516 Québec inc., 2002 QCCS 3159, Justice...

By Rachel Howie
Arbitration Conversation No. 85: Oladeji Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow, HNMCP at Harvard Law School author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 85: Oladeji Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow, HNMCP at Harvard Law School

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Oladeji M. Tiamiyu, Clinical Fellow at the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation...

By Oladeji Tiamiyu, Amy Schmitz
Looking Back at the First 18 Months of Arbitrate.com author.

Looking Back at the First 18 Months of Arbitrate.com

Mediate.com launched its spinoff online community Arbitrate.com on March 1, 2021, and the site has made an enormous amount of...

By Indraneel Gunjal, Colin Rule
Canada – Court of Appeal Upholds “Single Proceeding” Insolvency Model Over Recourse to Arbitration author.

Canada – Court of Appeal Upholds “Single Proceeding” Insolvency Model Over Recourse to Arbitration

This article was first published on the Arbitration Matters blog, here. In Mundo Media Ltd. (Re), 2022 ONCA 607, Court of...

By James Plotkin
Arbitration Conversation No. 84: Hiro Aragaki, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, UC Hastings Law. author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 84: Hiro Aragaki, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, UC Hastings Law.

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Hiro Aragaki, Professor of Law and Director of the Center...

By Hiro Aragaki, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Parallel Proceedings Insufficient to Justify Disregard of Arbitration Agreement author.

Canada – Parallel Proceedings Insufficient to Justify Disregard of Arbitration Agreement

In Travelers Insurance Company of Canada v Greyhound Canada Transportation, 2022 QCCQ 4746, Justice Davignon declined jurisdiction over part of a dispute –...

By Eric Bédard
Why You Should Consider California as the Seat for Your Arbitration author.

Why You Should Consider California as the Seat for Your Arbitration

As all the parties to an arbitration know, choosing the seat of the arbitration is extremely important because the law...

By Colin Rule, Indraneel Gunjal
Arbitration Conversation No. 83: Gary Born, Chair, International Arbitration Practice Group, Wilmer Hale author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 83: Gary Born, Chair, International Arbitration Practice Group, Wilmer Hale

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Gary Born, Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer...

By Gary Born, Amy Schmitz
Canada – Why Arbitration Needs the Courts – And Vice Versa author.

Canada – Why Arbitration Needs the Courts – And Vice Versa

In Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited, 2022 ABQB 461, Justice Feasby called for a “culture change” in the courts to “create...

By Lisa C. Munro

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