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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...

District court found that a pending appeal in a related state court action was...

Ballinasmalla Holdings Ltd. v. FCStone Merch. Servs., No. 18-cv-12254 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 11, 2019)  Corrib Oil Biofuels, LLC ("Corrib Oil") contracted with FCStone Merchant Services, LLC...

Ninth Circuit found that arbitration award and confirmation by a district court barred plaintiff...

NTCH-WA, Inc. v. ZTE Corp., No. 17-35833 (9th Cir. Apr. 25, 2019) NTCH-WA, Inc. is one of a number of affiliates that operate together...

U.S.: District court denies motion to dismiss petition to enforce non-party arbitration summonses and...

Wash. Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Obex Grp. LLC, No. 18 CV 9693 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 18, 2019) Washington National Insurance Company ("Petitioner") claims it was...

U.S.: District court confirms foreign arbitral award under New York Convention despite pending set...

Compañía de Inversiones Mercantiles S.A. v. Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua, S.A.B. de C.V., No. 15-CV-02120 (D. Colo. Mar. 25, 2019) Respondents Grupo Cementos de...

U.S.: . Ninth Circuit holds that settlement agreement entered as an order by a...

Castro v. TriMarine Fish Co. LLC, No. 17-35703 (9th Cir. Feb. 27, 2019) Plaintiff Castro was injured while working as a deck hand aboard...