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U.S.: Appellate court vacates corrected partial final arbitration award and final arbitration award on...

Am. Int'l Specialty Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Corp., Index. No. 656341/16, 2018 NY Slip Op 07194 (N.Y. App. Div. Oct. 25, 2018)...

U.S.:  Fifth Circuit holds that party waived right to compel arbitration by invoking the...

Forby v. One Technologies, L.P., No. 17-10883 (5th Cir. Nov. 28, 2018) On April 24, 2015, Vickie Forby filed a class action in state...

U.S.: Second Circuit joined the Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in recognizing...

Gen. Re Life Corp. v. Lincoln Nat'l Life Ins. Co., No. 17-2496-cv (2d Cir. Nov. 28, 2018) General Re Life Insurance Corp. ("General Re")...

U.S.: District court denies motion for stay of execution without bond and grants motion...

Stati v. Kazakhstan, No. 14-cv-1638 (D.D.C. Nov. 13, 2018) On March 23, 2018, the District Court for the District of Columbia entered judgment in favor...

U.S.: Eleventh Circuit upholds enforceability of a mandatory arbitration provision in a shrinkwrap agreement...

Dye v. Tamko, No. 17-14-052 (11th Cir. Nov. 2, 2018) Two Florida residents purchased the same type of "Heritage 30" shingles (hereinafter "the shingles") from...

U.S.: District court holds that Section 1782 does not apply to private international arbitrations....

In re Servotronics, Inc., No. 2:18-mc-00364-DCN (D.S.C. Nov. 6, 2018) Plaintiff Rolls-Royce manufactured an engine that contained a valve made by Defendant Servotronics. The...

U.S.: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to confirm arbitral award issued against the...

Diag Human S.E. v. Czech Republic – Ministry of Health, 907 F.3d 606 (D.C. Cir. Oct. 26, 2018) The Czech Republic Ministry of Health (the...

The Year Ahead – Regional Developments: What are the key developments across the regions?

Asia Pacific Australia Final report of government inquiry into banking and financial services A Government inquiry is examining standards and misconduct in the banking and financial...

The Year Ahead – Co-operation: States and their courts are increasing efforts to co-operate...

We are seeing increasing efforts between states and between courts to co-operate over enforcement of judgments. This is long-overdue when compared to efforts for...

ICC – More efficiency and transparency in 2019

The ICC committed itself to make arbitration proceedings more efficient and transparent. To reach this objective, the institution has introduced several new policies in...