Arbitration News from the United States

U.S.: Appellate court vacates corrected partial final arbitration award and final arbitration award on...

Am. Int'l Specialty Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Corp., Index. No. 656341/16, 2018 NY Slip Op 07194 (N.Y. App. Div. Oct. 25, 2018)...

U.S.:  Fifth Circuit holds that party waived right to compel arbitration by invoking the...

Forby v. One Technologies, L.P., No. 17-10883 (5th Cir. Nov. 28, 2018) On April 24, 2015, Vickie Forby filed a class action in state...

U.S.: Second Circuit joined the Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits in recognizing...

Gen. Re Life Corp. v. Lincoln Nat'l Life Ins. Co., No. 17-2496-cv (2d Cir. Nov. 28, 2018) General Re Life Insurance Corp. ("General Re")...

U.S.: District court denies motion for stay of execution without bond and grants motion...

Stati v. Kazakhstan, No. 14-cv-1638 (D.D.C. Nov. 13, 2018) On March 23, 2018, the District Court for the District of Columbia entered judgment in favor...

U.S.: Eleventh Circuit upholds enforceability of a mandatory arbitration provision in a shrinkwrap agreement...

Dye v. Tamko, No. 17-14-052 (11th Cir. Nov. 2, 2018) Two Florida residents purchased the same type of "Heritage 30" shingles (hereinafter "the shingles") from...

U.S.: District court holds that Section 1782 does not apply to private international arbitrations....

In re Servotronics, Inc., No. 2:18-mc-00364-DCN (D.S.C. Nov. 6, 2018) Plaintiff Rolls-Royce manufactured an engine that contained a valve made by Defendant Servotronics. The...

U.S.: D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to confirm arbitral award issued against the...

Diag Human S.E. v. Czech Republic – Ministry of Health, 907 F.3d 606 (D.C. Cir. Oct. 26, 2018) The Czech Republic Ministry of Health (the...

US Supreme Court Rejects A “Wholly Groundless” Exception To Clauses Delegating Arbitrability

To paraphrase Pharaoh Ramses II, so it is written, so it shall be done. In Schein, Inc. v. Archer and White Sales, Inc., 586 U.S. __ (January...

U.S.: Eleventh Circuit establishes a two-part test for the independent issues of whether a...

Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC, et al. v. Converteam SAS, No. 17-10944 (11th Cir. 2018) Plaintiff Outokumpu Stainless, LLC ("Outokumpu"), through its predecessor ThyssenKrupp Stainless...

US: District court denies motion to compel arbitration because Defendant was a non-signatory to...

Thompson v. AT&T Serv., Inc., No. 17 C 3607 (N.D. III. Sept. 24, 2018) Plaintiff brought suit against several Defendants, including AT&T Services, Inc. ("AT&T"),...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 10th Anniversary Edition 2016-2017 

Click here for the chapter on the United States in the 2016-2017 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2015-2016 Edition

Click here for the chapter on the United States in the 2015-2016 Arbitration Yearbook.