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USA: Second Circuit holds court may not decide claim-preclusive effect of confirmation judgment

In a recent decision, Citigroup, Inc. v. Abu Dhabi Inv. Auth., No. 13-4825-cv, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 549 (2d Cir. Jan. 14, 2015), the...

Comparison of the ICC, LCIA, SCC, CIETAC, SIAC, HKIAC, and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules

What are the differences between the most popular international arbitration rules. You find an updated version of our comparison chart at: https://globalarbitrationnews.com/comparison-of-the-icc-lcia-scc-cietac-siac-hkiac-and-uncitral-arbitration-rules-20160517/  

USA: Minnesota Supreme Court confirms arbitral award granting punitive sanctions for party misconduct

In Seagate Technology, LLC v. Western Digital Corp., No. A12-1944 (Minn. Oct. 8, 2014), the Minnesota Supreme Court confirmed a AAA award of over...

USA: District court refuses to enforce Brazilian arbitral award against non-signatory

In VRG Linhas Aéreas S.A. v. MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners II L.P., No. 11 Civ. 0198 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 2, 2014), the U.S. District Court...

USA: Third Circuit overturns order compelling non-signatory to arbitrate

In Flintkote Co. v. Aviva PLC, No. 13-4055 (3d Cir. Oct. 9, 2014), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a non-signatory to...

USA: Honduras enjoys sovereign immunity in enforcement suit

In DRC, Inc. v. Republic of Honduras, No. 10-0003 (D.D.C. Oct. 23, 2014), the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia refused to...

United States: District court compels discovery in aid of London commercial arbitration

While there are numerous U.S. court decisions holding that federal statute 28 U.S.C. § 1782 may be used to compel discovery in aid of investor-state arbitrations,...