Arbitrability

U.S.: District court grants motion to compel arbitration in accordance with broad arbitration clause...

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SteppeChange LLC v. VEON Ltd., No. 18-cv-04842 (N.D. Cal. Dec. 5, 2018) Plaintiff SteppeChange, LLC ("SteppeChange") a California-based tech company, was involved in two...

US Supreme Court Rejects A “Wholly Groundless” Exception To Clauses Delegating Arbitrability

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To paraphrase Pharaoh Ramses II, so it is written, so it shall be done. In Schein, Inc. v. Archer and White Sales, Inc., 586 U.S. __ (January...

U.S.: Second Circuit affirms bankruptcy and district court decisions to deny motion to compel...

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Anderson v. Credit One Bank, N.A. (In re Anderson), 884 F.3d 382 (2d Cir. 2018) Plaintiff was a credit card holder with Credit One...

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

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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...

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

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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...

New Arbitration Provisions Confirm that IP Disputes are Arbitrable in Hong Kong

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On 1 January 2018, new provisions in the Arbitration Ordinance have come into force to confirm that all disputes relating to intellectual property rights...

Arbitrability – District court stays proceedings and compels arbitration in Hong Kong

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Townsend Ventures , LLC v. Hybrid Kinetic Grp. Ltd., Civil Action No. GLR-17-130 (D. Md. Aug. 30, 2017) Defendants, Hybrid Kinetic Group Limited ("Hybrid...

Arbitrability – Fifth Circuit affirms grant of motion to dismiss because arbitrability was validly...

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Brittania-U Nigeria, Ltd. v. Chevron USA, Inc., No. 16-20690 (5th Cir. Aug. 9, 2017) In 2013, Plaintiff Brittania-U Nigeria Limited ("Brittania-U") was invited to...

Arbitrability of Venue Questions

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Bamberger Rosenheim, Ltd. (Isr.) v. OA Dev., Inc. (United States), 862 F.3d 1284 (11th Cir. 2017) Appellant Bamberger Rosenheim, Ltd. ("Bamberger") is an Israeli...

Arbitrability – Eleventh Circuit requires Waffle House employee to submit claim to arbitration

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Jones v. Waffle House, Inc., No. 16-15574 (11th Cir. Aug. 7, 2017) In this case, Plaintiff William Jones ("Jones") applied for employment with a...