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Florida state appellate court rules on issue of arbitrability

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In Doe v. Natt, No. 2D19-1383 (Fla. 2d DCA Mar. 25, 2020) , a Texas couple, referred to as John and Jane Doe, filed...

ICDR Y&I Online Debate – Virtual Hearings and Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

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Baker & McKenzie will be "hosting" the ICDR Y&I online debate on virtual hearings and cybersecurity, on Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 am ET...

Resolving Circuit Split, US Supreme Court Unanimously Rules That New York Convention Does Not...

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On June 1, 2020, in GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS, Corp. v. Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC, the US Supreme Court ruled, in a...

Three Ways To Let Arbitrators Control International Arbitration Discovery

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Section 1782 of Title 28 of the U.S. Code is a very powerful tool that authorizes the obtaining of discovery in the U.S. for...

New York District court denies request to vacate arbitration award

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In Galilea, LLC v. AGCS Marine Ins. Co., No. 19-CV-05768 (VEC) (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 16, 2019), Petitioners, Galilea, LLC and Christopher Kittler, owners of a...

International Arbitration Yearbook, 13th Edition – now available!

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This year, in recognition of...

Ninth Circuit Court vacates arbitration award based on reasonable impression of arbitrator bias

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In Monster Energy Co. v. City Beverages, LLC, Nos. 17-55813 & 17-56082 (9th Cir. Oct. 22, 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for...

Application to reject award based on public-policy defense under the New York Convention fails

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In Sladjana Cvoro v. Carnival Corp., , the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the judgment of a district court...

The Year Ahead 2020 – developments in global litigation and arbitration

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

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – Canada

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CANADA Matthew Latella and Christina Doria A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation International arbitration in Canada is, for the most part, a matter of provincial jurisdiction. Each province...