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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,...