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District court refuses to enforce foreign arbitral decision that had not yet become binding...

Diag Human, S.E. v. Czech Republic Ministry of Health, No. 13-0355, (D.D.C. Sep. 27, 2017) Plaintiff Diag Human, S.E. ("Diag Human"), an entity incorporated...

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals vacates district court order granting motion to compel arbitration...

Henson v. U.S. Dist. Ct. N.D. Cal., No. 16-71818 (9th Cir. Sept. 5, 2017) Petitioner-Plaintiffs ("Petitioners") brought this putative class action in the U.S....

ICCA-NYC Bar-CPR Working Group on Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

Technology plays an increasingly important role in almost every aspect of life and does not stop at international arbitration. While technology could facilitate the...

Arbitrability of Venue Questions

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

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...

D.C. Circuit affirms district court’s refusal to enforce an award set aside by a...

Getma Int'l v. Republic of Guinea, No 16-7087 (D.C. Cir. July 7, 2017) In 2008, the Republic of Guinea ("Guinea") sought bids to expand and...

Arb-Med-Arb: what is it and how can it help the parties to solve their...

What is the most efficient alternative, i.e. out of court, way to settle disputes? Arbitral institutions provide many options to the parties: “normal” arbitration,...

Uber Wins Right to Arbitrate Customer Price-Fixing Claim and Secures Key Win for App...

On August 17, 2017, the Second Circuit vacated a district court order denying defendants' motion to compel arbitration of a consumer price-fixing putative class...

District court holds that nonsignatory to a charter agreement is not bound to its...

Iota Shipholding Ltd v. Starr Indem. & Liab. Co., 16 Civ. 4881 (S.D.N.Y. May 31, 2017) Petitioners brought this action before the U.S. District...

Court denies challenge to award based on issue preclusion

Venco Imtiaz Construction Co. v. Symbion Power LLC, No. 16-1737, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82480 (D. D.C. May 31, 2017) In 2008, the U.S. Agency...