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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...

Fifth Circuit holds that question of whether arbitration agreement prohibits class arbitration is for...

20/20 Communications, Inc. v. Crawford, No. 18-10260 (5th Cir. July 22, 2019) 20/20 Communications, Inc. ("20/20"), a direct-sales and marketing company, had required its sales...

District court holds Respondents in contempt for violating the court’s anti-suit injunction order

Jolen, Inc. v. Kundan Rice Mills, Ltd., No. 19-cv-01296 (S.D.N.Y. July 9, 2019) In November 2004, the parties executed an Exclusive Trademark License Agreement...

GDPR does not apply to arbitration under NAFTA

In Tennant Energy LLC (USA) v. Government of Canada (PCA Case No. 2018-54), a NAFTA tribunal addressed the reach of the General Data Protection...

District court stays action to confirm foreign arbitral award under New York Convention after...

Devas Multimedia Private Ltd. v. Antrix Corp. Ltd., No. C18-1360-TSZ (W.D. Wash. Apr. 16, 2019) Devas Mutlimedia Private Ltd. ("Devas") brought an action to...

Fifth Circuit holds that state law prohibiting arbitration in insurance contracts was preempted by...

McDonnel Group, L.L.C. v. Great Lakes Ins., SE, No. 18-30817 (5th Cir. May 13, 2019) In fall 2015, McDonnel Group, L.L.C. ("McDonnel") purchased a builders...