Arbitration News from the United States

Ninth Circuit Court vacates arbitration award based on reasonable impression of arbitrator bias

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In Monster Energy Co. v. City Beverages, LLC, Nos. 17-55813 & 17-56082 (9th Cir. Oct. 22, 2019), the United States Court of Appeals for...

Application to reject award based on public-policy defense under the New York Convention fails

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In Sladjana Cvoro v. Carnival Corp., , the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the judgment of a district court...

Baker McKenzie International Arbitration Yearbook 2019-2020 – United States of America

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UNITED STATES Brandon Caire A. LEGISLATION AND RULES A.1      Legislation The United States is a federal jurisdiction with arbitration-related legislation existing at both the federal (national) and state...

Delegation of Arbitrability

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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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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...

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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...

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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")...

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.