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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...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – United States of America

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UNITED STATES Brandon Caire A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation The United States is a federal jurisdiction with arbitration-related legislation existing at both the federal (national) and state...

Delegation of Arbitrability

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Abstract: Fifth Circuit finds no clear and unmistakable intent to delegate arbitrability to the arbitrators for issues subject to a carve-out in the...

No Confirmation of an Award Against Non-Signatory

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Abstract: District court holds non-signatory to three arbitration agreements is not bound to arbitrate because it did not merge with signatories' parent company, but...

District court refuses to compel arbitration where party had merely objected to arbitrability of...

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International Engineering & Construction S.A. v. Baker Hughes, a GE Company, LLC, No. 18-cv-9241 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 13, 2019) This case arose from three contracts, entered...

First Circuit affirms that a generic choice of law provision is not a sufficient...

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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,...