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Michigan appellate court holds that trial court erred in determining that claims were non-arbitrable...

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Swiger v. Rosette, No. 19-2470 (6th Cir. 2021) Plaintiff Nicole Marie Swiger took out a $1,200 loan with an interest rate exceeding 350% from...

District court vacates award where tribunal failed to address repeated objections to arbitrability of...

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Copragi S.A. v. Agribusiness United DMCC, No. 20 Civ. 5486 (LGS) (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 15, 2021) In August of 2013, Petitioner, Copragi S.A. ("Copragi"), a...

Fifth Circuit rules that relocation of place of arbitration did not manifestly disregard the...

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Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Inc. v. The Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Venezuela, No. 20-60347 (5th Cir. Mar. 10, 2021) A little...

Second Circuit affirms arbitration award while confirming continuing applicability of manifest disregard of law

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Seneca Nation of Indians v. State of New York, No. 19-4022 (2d Cir. Feb. 22, 2021) On August 18, 2002, the Seneca Nation of Indians...

District court rules an agreement purporting to require arbitration of any dispute with a...

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Mey v. DIRECTV, LLC, No. 5:17-CV-179-JPB-JPM (N.D. W. Va. Feb. 12, 2021) In 2012, Plaintiff Diana Mey, an ordinary wireless consumer, entered into a...

District court rules that party who voluntarily did not appear at the final hearing...

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Bartlit Beck LLP v. Okada, No. 19-cv-08508 (N.D. Ill. Mar. 12, 2021) Kazuo Okada ("Okada"), a Japanese gambling magnate, was the founder of Universal...

Canada: Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Insolvency Proceedings

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On June 10, 2021, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal a decision with implications for the enforceability of alternative dispute resolution...

District court grants motion to compel arbitration, finding that parties had delegated questions of...

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Zeevi v. Citibank, N.A., No. 2:19-cv-02206-GMN-BNW (D. Nev. Feb. 16, 2021) In March 2019, Plaintiff Daniel Zeevi opened a bank account with a Las Vegas,...

Climate Finance and Arbitration

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Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the fight against Climate Change was the number one topic on the news. What was most striking about the fight...

Sixth Circuit holds that the “amount in controversy” in a petition to challenge an...

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Hale v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC, No. 20-33412 (6th Cir. Dec. 15, 2020) Dissatisfied with several disciplinary actions taken against him at work,...