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India’s Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2019 comes into force

On 9 August 2019, the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Act 2019 (“the Amendment Act”) came into force in India. The legislative changes introduced by...

The Year Ahead 2020 – developments in global litigation and arbitration

We are pleased to inform you that The Year Ahead 2020 – our publication looking at key developments in global litigation and arbitration for...

Delegation of Arbitrability

Abstract: Fifth Circuit finds no clear and unmistakable intent to delegate arbitrability to the arbitrators for issues subject to a carve-out in the...

No Confirmation of an Award Against Non-Signatory

Abstract: District court holds non-signatory to three arbitration agreements is not bound to arbitrate because it did not merge with signatories' parent company, but...

District court refuses to compel arbitration where party had merely objected to arbitrability of...

International Engineering & Construction S.A. v. Baker Hughes, a GE Company, LLC, No. 18-cv-9241 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 13, 2019) This case arose from three contracts, entered...

First Circuit affirms that a generic choice of law provision is not a sufficient...

Dialysis Access Center, LLC v. RMS Lifeline, Inc. No. 17-2014 (1st Cir. Aug. 1, 2019) Appellant Dialysis Access Center, LLC ("DAC"), a Puerto Rico LLC,...

Event Highlight: NEW YORK ARBITRATION WEEK – November 20-22, 2019

Welcome to Arb Week New York is the leading center for international arbitration in the United States and one of the leading arbitral centers in...

District court confirms foreign arbitral award under New York Convention and denies petition to...

Superior Energy Services Columbia S.A.S. v. Premium Petroleum Services S. de R.L., No. 18-cv-7704 (S.D.N.Y. June 28, 2019) Petitioners, Houston-based suppliers to the oil...

Louisiana Supreme Court rules that Louisiana’s non-resident attachment statute allows for attachment in aid...

Stemcor USA Inc. v. CIA Siderurgica Do Para Cosipar, No. 2018-CQ-1728 America Metals Trading L.L.P. ("AMT") and South Korean trading company, Daewoo International Corp. ("Daewoo")...

Enforcement of Intra-EU Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards in U.S. Remains Unclear After D.C. Court’s...

In Micula v. Romania, a D.C. district court judge recently enforced an investor-state arbitration award in a case brought by nationals of a European...