Arbitration News from the United States

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...

U.S.: District court refuses to confirm unreasoned arbitration award and remands it to the...

Smarter Tools Inc. v. Chongqing SENCI Import & Export Trade Co., No. 18-cv-2714 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 26, 2019) Smarter Tools Inc. ("STI"), a Virginia corporation,...

U.S.: District court stays enforcement proceedings pending foreign appeal of the arbitral award.

Gretton Ltd. v. Republic of Uzbekistan, No. 18-cv-01755 (D.D.C. Feb. 6, 2019) Petitioner, Gretton Ltd. ("Gretton"), is a litigation funder. Following the alleged expropriation...

U.S.: District court grants petition to confirm foreign arbitral award and awards attorneys’ fees.

Eolica Tres Mesas, S. de R.L. de C.V. v. Abengoa Mexico S.A. de C.V., No. 1:18-cv-07505 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 28, 2019) In June 2014, Eolica...

U.S.: District court confirms an arbitration award by an appellate panel that overturned the...

Hamilton v. Navient Solutions, LLC, No. 18-cv-5432 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 14, 2019) Lucin Hamilton obtained a student loan from Navient Solutions, LLC in 2007. When...

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.