Arbitration News from the United States

Sixth Circuit rules that arbitrator has to resolve the subject of “arbitrability”

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Piersing v. Domino's Pizza, No. 19-2388 (6th Cir. June 17, 2020) Plaintiff, Derek Piersing ("Piersing") was an employee in the state of Washington for...

District court partly vacates an arbitral award due to “manifest disregard” of the law

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Warfield v. ICON Advisors, Inc., No. 3:20CV195-GCM (W.D.N.C. June 16, 2020) In November 2017, Defendants ICON Advisors, Inc. and ICON Distributors, Inc. ("ICON"), terminated...

Eleventh Circuit holds tort claims are within scope of arbitration clause; Panama Convention provides...

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Earth Science Tech, Inc., v. Impact UA, Inc., No. 19-10118 (11th Cir. Apr. 14, 2020) Earth Science, Tech, Inc. ("Earth Science"), a Florida-based distributor...

District Court enforces interim award for reimbursement of costs of arbitration

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Trajkovski Invest AB v. I.Am.Plus Electronics, Inc., No. 2:20-cv-00152-ODW (C.D. Cal. May 7, 2020) . Petitioners, a collection of Swedish technology start-up entrepreneurs owning shares...

Florida district court holds that Federal Arbitration Act grounds for vacatur are inapplicable to...

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Corporación AIC SA v. Hidroelectrica Santa Rita SA, No. 19-20294-CV (S.D. Fla. Apr. 16, 2020) Corporación AIC, S.A. ("Petitioner") and Hidroelectrica Santa Rita, S.A. ("Respondent")...

New York’s highest court holds that arbitration panel did not exceed its authority by...

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Am. Int'l Spec. Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Corp., No. 23 (N.Y. Apr. 30, 2020) Allied Capital Corporation and its affiliate Ciena Capital...

Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of damages claims against arbitrators and the American Arbitration Association;...

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Texas Brine Co. v. Am. Arbitration Assc., No. 18-CV-31184 (5th Cir. Apr. 7, 2020) Texas Brine Co. LLC ("Plaintiff") sued the American Arbitration Association...

Second Circuit holds that section 1782 discovery is not available in aid of private...

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In Re Application of Hanwei Guo for an Order to Take Discovery for Use in a Foreign Proceeding Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782...

Florida state appellate court rules on issue of arbitrability

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In Doe v. Natt, No. 2D19-1383 (Fla. 2d DCA Mar. 25, 2020) , a Texas couple, referred to as John and Jane Doe, filed...

ICDR Y&I Online Debate – Virtual Hearings and Cybersecurity in International Arbitration

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Baker & McKenzie will be "hosting" the ICDR Y&I online debate on virtual hearings and cybersecurity, on Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 am ET...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

Click here for the chapter on the United States in the 2018-2019 Arbitration Yearbook.

 

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

Click here for the chapter on the United States in the 2017-2018 Arbitration Yearbook.