Arbitration News from the United States

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....

US Court concludes foreign arbitration tribunal qualifies as “foreign tribunal” and refuses to quash...

The S.D.N.Y. denied a motion to quash a subpoena and vacate a related discovery order based in part on its conclusion that an arbitration...

US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses district court and vacates arbitration award based...

The Ninth Circuit Court of appeals reversed a district court’s refusal to vacate an arbitration award for improper conduct by the Tribunal chairman, finding...

U.S. Court confirms arbitral award and concludes that Respondent may not deduct purported Taiwanese...

The Southern District of New York rejected public policy and due process defenses and confirmed an international arbitration award while rejecting an argument that...

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.