Arbitration News from the United States

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...

Resolving Circuit Split, US Supreme Court Unanimously Rules That New York Convention Does Not...

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On June 1, 2020, in GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS, Corp. v. Outokumpu Stainless USA, LLC, the US Supreme Court ruled, in a...

Three Ways To Let Arbitrators Control International Arbitration Discovery

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Section 1782 of Title 28 of the U.S. Code is a very powerful tool that authorizes the obtaining of discovery in the U.S. for...

New York District court denies request to vacate arbitration award

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In Galilea, LLC v. AGCS Marine Ins. Co., No. 19-CV-05768 (VEC) (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 16, 2019), Petitioners, Galilea, LLC and Christopher Kittler, owners of a...

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...

Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2018-2019 Edition  

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Baker McKenzie’s Arbitration Yearbook 2017-2018 Edition

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