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Supreme Court Holds That Section 1782 (For The Most Part) May Not Be Used...

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The Supreme Court has issued only two decisions on Section 1782. In this Alert, we discuss the second of those two decisions, ZF Automotive...

District court affirms arbitral award, holding that selection of ICC Rules provided clear and...

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Olin Holdings Ltd. v. State of Libya, No. 21-CV-4150 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 22, 2022) In the 1990s, Libya made a number of legislative changes to foster...

District court orders party to withdraw actions in Mexico because the parties agreed to...

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Citigroup Inc. v. Sayeg, No. 21-cv-10413 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 20, 2022) Factual Background Luis Sebastian Sayeg Seade ("Sayeg") was employed by Banco Nacional de México, S.A. ("Banamex"),...

New York state court applies principles of contract formation set out in the CISG...

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In the Matter of the Application of New York State Department of Health, Petitioner, For an Order, Pursuant to Article 75 of the CPLR,...

Now available: International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022

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We are pleased to announce that the latest edition of the Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook is now available. This 15th edition looks at key...

District court recognizes and confirms a partial final arbitration award against a foreign sovereign...

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District court recognizes and confirms a partial final arbitration award against a foreign sovereign and foreign government agency, rejecting arguments that the arbitration provision...

First Circuit vacates grant of motion to compel arbitration

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First Circuit vacates grant of motion to compel arbitration, finding that the parties' disagreement over which conflicting agreement applied required the district court to...

Myths Debunked: Preferences for Arbitration and Litigation

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No training programme for first year arbitration associates is complete without an exploration of the advantages of arbitration versus litigation. Young lawyers learn the...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022 – United States

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A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation The United States has arbitration-related legislation at both the federal (national) and state levels. The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) of...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2021-2022 – Canada

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A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1       Legislation International arbitration in Canada is, for the most part, a matter of provincial jurisdiction. Each province and territory has enacted...