Arbitration News from the United States

U.S. Second Circuit Confirms Annulled Award Cannot Be Enforced

Two years after its noted decision enforcing an annulled award in the Pemex case, the Second Circuit again took up the issue of enforcement...

CFPB Rule Bars Financial Firms from Using Consumer Class Action Waivers

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued what is being labeled a “brazen” rule on Monday, July 10, 2017, prohibiting financial firms from...

Court Affirms Substantial Arbitration Award for Del Monte Against Costa Rican Pineapple Grower

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, in Inversiones y Procesadora Tropical INPROTSA, S.A. v. Del Monte Int’l GmbH, Case...

International Service via the Postal Service: The U.S. Supreme Court Holds that the Hague...

Prior to May 22, 2017, there was a split among U.S. federal appellate courts as to whether service of process abroad, through postal channels,...

U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Employment Arbitration Provisions Containing Class & Collective Action...

As a condition of employment, employers often require their employees to sign arbitration agreements requiring that all employment related disputes be resolved by means...

United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit adopts “look-through” approach for determining...

Appellants brought an arbitration against Appellees, asserting claims under both federal and Puerto Rico law for violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange...

Share With Care: US Court Finds Attorney Client Privilege Waived Through Use of Cloud...

Practicing law in a time when information sharing technology is rapidly evolving poses significant challenges, especially with respect to an area of law that...

U.S. Court rejects public policy objections and affirms enforcement of international arbitral award against...

In 1999, Enron Nigeria Power Holding, Ltd ("ENPH") entered into a power purchase agreement ("PPA") with Nigeria, Lagos State, and the National Electric Power...

US court confirms international arbitral award against non-signatory.

Petitioner, Trina Solar US, Inc. ("Trina"), is a California company that manufactures and sells solar panels. In 2012, Trina began negotiations with Respondents, Australia-based...

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit rejects effort to compel arbitration based...

In Norcia, Plaintiff filed a putative class action against Samsung, alleging that it made misrepresentations as to the performance of the Galaxy S4 phone....

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.