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Supreme Court hears argument in class arbitration case, Oxford Health Plans v. Sutter

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 25 2013

The Supreme Court heard oral argument earlier today in Oxford Health Plans LLC v. Sutter, No. 12-135, on whether the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"

London says “No” and Paris says “Oui” on enforcement: contrasting the English and French court decisions in Dallah v. Pakistan

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • France, United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2011

Without effective enforcement, international arbitration can be pointless

Adjudication awards setting off and staying

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 11 2010

A contractor obtained an adjudication award in its favour for £300,000 payable by the employer but the employer obtained a separate adjudication decision that it was entitled to £180,000 liquidated damages which, it claimed, it could set off against the £300,000 (plus interest

New amendments to PRC Civil Procedure Law aimed at increasing efficiency, transparency and parties' autonomy

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • China
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  • January 17 2013

The newly revised Civil Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China (Revised CPL) came into effect on 1 January 2013. Approximately 60 amendments

The seven point system: managing the risks and costs of preserving and producing electronically stored information in international arbitration

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2011

International arbitration generally continues to be a safe haven from the ever-expanding document production obligations under US law

Insolvency and arbitration the English perspective

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 20 2010

Arbitration proceedings in England are creatures of contract, arising out of the agreement between the parties to refer their disputes to arbitration

Myanmar agrees to become a signatory to the New York Convention

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • Myanmar
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  • March 14 2013

On 6 March 2013, Myanmar's Parliament voted in favour of Myanmar becoming a signatory to the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign

Enforcement issues arising under European law

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 16 2011

Under European law, the recognition and enforcement of judicial decisions by EU Member States is governed by Council Regulation (EC) No. 442001 of 22 December 2000 on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters (Reg (EC) 442001 or the Regulation

U.S. Supreme Court issues opinion in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

The Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA") makes arbitration agreements "valid, irrevocable, and enforceable, save upon grounds as exist at law or in equity for the revocation of any contract."

Failure to mediate may result in adverse costs consequences

  • Mayer Brown LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 6 2010

This article looks at the potential adverse costs penalties that parties may face for unreasonably failing to mediate in light of the new Civil Justice Reform