Arbitration News from the United States

Delegation of Arbitrability

Abstract: Fifth Circuit finds no clear and unmistakable intent to delegate arbitrability to the arbitrators for issues subject to a carve-out in the...

No Confirmation of an Award Against Non-Signatory

Abstract: District court holds non-signatory to three arbitration agreements is not bound to arbitrate because it did not merge with signatories' parent company, but...

District court refuses to compel arbitration where party had merely objected to arbitrability of...

International Engineering & Construction S.A. v. Baker Hughes, a GE Company, LLC, No. 18-cv-9241 (S.D.N.Y. Aug. 13, 2019) This case arose from three contracts, entered...

First Circuit affirms that a generic choice of law provision is not a sufficient...

Dialysis Access Center, LLC v. RMS Lifeline, Inc. No. 17-2014 (1st Cir. Aug. 1, 2019) Appellant Dialysis Access Center, LLC ("DAC"), a Puerto Rico LLC,...

Event Highlight: NEW YORK ARBITRATION WEEK – November 20-22, 2019

Welcome to Arb Week New York is the leading center for international arbitration in the United States and one of the leading arbitral centers in...

District court confirms foreign arbitral award under New York Convention and denies petition to...

Superior Energy Services Columbia S.A.S. v. Premium Petroleum Services S. de R.L., No. 18-cv-7704 (S.D.N.Y. June 28, 2019) Petitioners, Houston-based suppliers to the oil...

Louisiana Supreme Court rules that Louisiana’s non-resident attachment statute allows for attachment in aid...

Stemcor USA Inc. v. CIA Siderurgica Do Para Cosipar, No. 2018-CQ-1728 America Metals Trading L.L.P. ("AMT") and South Korean trading company, Daewoo International Corp. ("Daewoo")...

Enforcement of Intra-EU Investment Treaty Arbitration Awards in U.S. Remains Unclear After D.C. Court’s...

In Micula v. Romania, a D.C. district court judge recently enforced an investor-state arbitration award in a case brought by nationals of a European...

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...

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.