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Eleventh Circuit holds tort claims are within scope of arbitration clause; Panama Convention provides...

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Earth Science Tech, Inc., v. Impact UA, Inc., No. 19-10118 (11th Cir. Apr. 14, 2020) Earth Science, Tech, Inc. ("Earth Science"), a Florida-based distributor...

District Court enforces interim award for reimbursement of costs of arbitration

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Trajkovski Invest AB v. I.Am.Plus Electronics, Inc., No. 2:20-cv-00152-ODW (C.D. Cal. May 7, 2020) . Petitioners, a collection of Swedish technology start-up entrepreneurs owning shares...

Florida district court holds that Federal Arbitration Act grounds for vacatur are inapplicable to...

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Corporación AIC SA v. Hidroelectrica Santa Rita SA, No. 19-20294-CV (S.D. Fla. Apr. 16, 2020) Corporación AIC, S.A. ("Petitioner") and Hidroelectrica Santa Rita, S.A. ("Respondent")...

New York’s highest court holds that arbitration panel did not exceed its authority by...

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Am. Int'l Spec. Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Corp., No. 23 (N.Y. Apr. 30, 2020) Allied Capital Corporation and its affiliate Ciena Capital...

Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of damages claims against arbitrators and the American Arbitration Association;...

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Texas Brine Co. v. Am. Arbitration Assc., No. 18-CV-31184 (5th Cir. Apr. 7, 2020) Texas Brine Co. LLC ("Plaintiff") sued the American Arbitration Association...

Arbitration Statistics 2019- How did arbitration institutions fare in 2019?

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The International Chamber of Commerce ("ICC") recently published its full statistical report for the year 2019, which revealed a slight increase in the number...

Second Circuit holds that section 1782 discovery is not available in aid of private...

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In Re Application of Hanwei Guo for an Order to Take Discovery for Use in a Foreign Proceeding Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782...

Florida state appellate court rules on issue of arbitrability

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In Doe v. Natt, No. 2D19-1383 (Fla. 2d DCA Mar. 25, 2020) , a Texas couple, referred to as John and Jane Doe, filed...

ICDR Y&I Online Debate – Virtual Hearings and Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

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Baker & McKenzie will be "hosting" the ICDR Y&I online debate on virtual hearings and cybersecurity, on Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 am ET...

Resolving Circuit Split, US Supreme Court Unanimously Rules That New York Convention Does Not...

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On June 1, 2020, in GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS, Corp. v. Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC, the US Supreme Court ruled, in a...