Suing A Sovereign? Consider The Correct Venue in U.S. Federal Court

Before bringing an action in a U.S. federal court, a party should examine various considerations. Venue is one such consideration that is often overlooked. Even if a court has personal jurisdiction over an entity...

The New DIS Rules: Termination of the Arbitration – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

Jasmin Sayers shows three main changes arbitration users have to be aware of when it comes to the termination of DIS arbitrations (Articles 37-42 DIS-Rules).

State of Rio de Janeiro regulates arbitrations with state entities

The State of Rio de Janeiro has issued Decree no.. 46,245/2018, regulating arbitrations involving state entities, especially for concession and construction agreements. For other contracts, the arbitration clause may only be included if it...

Arbitrability – Oregon federal court denies motion to stay proceedings pending arbitration, claiming there...

Meduri Farms, Inc. v. DutchTecSource B.V., No. 3:17-cv-906 (D. Or. Dec. 5, 2017) Plaintiff Meduri Farms, Inc. ("Meduri"), an Oregon-based dried fruit producer, filed a lawsuit in the circuit court of the state of...

The New DIS Rules: Costs – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

One of the most vigorously debated areas of the DIS rules revision are the costs. Heiko Plassmeier will shed light on the new provisions on costs (Articles 32-36 DIS-Rules).

The Singapore High Court decides that there is no choice of active remedies for...

1. Key Points (a) In Rakna Arakshaka Lanka Ltd v Avant Garde Maritime Services (Private) Limited SGHC 78 (“Rakna Arakshaka”), the Singapore High Court held that where a tribunal had ruled on its own...

The New DIS Rules: The Proceedings before the Arbitral Tribunal II – Baker McKenzie’s...

Jan Frohloff points out a few more changes regarding the proceedings before the Arbitral Tribunal (Articles 28-31 DIS Rules).

Fourth Circuit holds that parties delegated question of arbitrability to arbitrator by incorporating JAMS...

Simply Wireless, Inc. v. T-Mobile US, Inc., No. 16-1123 (4th Cir. Dec. 13, 2017) In Simply Wireless, the Fourth Circuit reviewed a district court's determination that the claims brought by Simply Wireless against T-Mobile...

Enforcement of Arbitration Clause by Non-Signatories. Ninth Circuit refuses to compel arbitration by a...

Yang v. Majestic Blue Fisheries, LLC, No. 15-16881 (9th Cir. Nov. 30, 2017) Mr. Yang was a fisherman on a vessel owned by Majestic Blue Fisheries, LLC ("Majestic"), a Delaware entity and affiliate of...

The New DIS Rules: Expedited Proceedings – Baker McKenzie’s Video Podcast

Time is of the essence -  this applies not only to contract law but also to arbitration. How to conduct arbitration proceedings in an even more efficient way will be presented by Gerrit Niehoff...

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