Arbitration News from the United States

U.S.: District court refuses to allow non-parties to arbitration to intervene in enforcement proceedings,...

Eddystone Rail Co. v. Jamex Transfer Servs., LLC, No. 17-cv-1266 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 7, 2018) A district court in the Southern District of New York...

U.S.: Second Circuit affirms bankruptcy and district court decisions to deny motion to compel...

Anderson v. Credit One Bank, N.A. (In re Anderson), 884 F.3d 382 (2d Cir. 2018) Plaintiff was a credit card holder with Credit One...

U.S.: District court refuses to stay enforcement of an award pending foreign challenge but...

Tatneft v. Ukraine, No. 17-582 (D.D.C. Mar. 19, 2018) On July 4, 1995, Tatarstan and Ukraine entered into an agreement to create CJSC Ukrtatnafta...

U.S.:District court confirms ICSID award and refuses to stay enforcement pending foreign proceeding.  

Rusoro Mining Ltd. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, No. 16-cv-02020 (D.D.C. Mar. 1, 2018) Rusoro, a Canadian company, owned 58 mining concessions and contracts...

U.S.: District court holds arbitration awards entered by parties’ consent are subject to the...

Transocean Offshore Gulf of Guinea VII Ltd. v. Erin Energy Corp., No. H-17-2623 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 12, 2018) Petitioners, Transocean Offshore Gulf of Guinea...

U.S.: District court confirms arbitration award, denying Respondent’s claims that the agreement at issue...

Balkan Energy Ltd. v. Republic of Ghana, No. 17-cv-00584 (D.D.C. Mar. 22, 2018) In 2007, the Republic of Ghana ("Ghana") negotiated with Balkan Energy...

Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. District court clarifies procedure for serving foreign states and explains...

Berkowitz v. Republic of Costa Rica, No. 17-148 (D.D.C. Jan. 20 2018) In the early 1990s, the government of Costa Rica became increasingly concerned...

Enforcement of Arbitration Agreement. District court dismisses Defendant’s arbitrable counterclaims and stays Plaintiffs’ non-arbitrable...

West African Ventures Limited v. Ranger Offshore, No. 4:17-CV-00548 (S.D. Tex. Jan. 24, 2018) Plaintiffs, West African Ventures Limited and Sea Trucks Group FZE,...

Discovery. Ninth Circuit holds that the Federal Arbitration Act does not grant arbitrators the...

Vividus LLC v. Express Scripts, Inc., No. 16-16187 (9th Cir. Dec. 21, 2017) Petitioners-Appellants Vividus, LLC f/k/a HM Compounding Services and HMX Services, LLC...

U.S.: Currency of Awards

Leidos, Inc. v. Hellenic Republic, No. 17-7082 (D.C. Cir. Dec. 6, 2017) The case arises from an arbitration award won by Leidos, Inc. against...

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.