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A short summary of recent arbitration decisions

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • January 20 2010

This post briefly summarizes circuit and district courts’ recent decisions concerning arbitration awards, none of which vacate an award

Revisiting AT&T v. Concepcion: can you hear me now?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

Approaching the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in AT & T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion, --- U.S. ---, 131 S. Ct. 1740, 179 L. Ed. 2d 742 (2011), it is noteworthy that the Court has felt it necessary to reiterate its holding, as courts have interpreted it more narrowly than was intended

Trustmark not liable for failing to obtain setoff in long-running battle over retrocession agreements

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2013

A Connecticut federal court put to bed a case which started out as a petition to confirm an arbitration award between reinsurer and retrocessionaire

Arbitrator who breached confidentiality agreement ordered off panel

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2010

Trustmark Ins. Co. filed an action against John Hancock Life Ins. after the parties arbitrated one reinsurance dispute and had begun a separate arbitration of another reinsurance dispute

Sealing arbitration awards: contractual confidentiality obligations versus the presumption of public access

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2009

Arbitration benefits the public by freeing judicial resources

District court denies motion to stay arbitration while motion for reconsideration pending

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2010

After granting defendant Lloyd’s motion to compel arbitration, plaintiff B.D. Cooke and Partners filed a motion for reconsideration of the order

Arbitrator who might breach confidentiality agreement not ordered off panel

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2010

Trustmark Ins. Co. brought an action against Clarendon Nat’l Ins. Co. and Clarendon America Ins. Co. (“Clarendon”) seeking a preliminary injunction barring any arbitration between Trustmark and Clarendon with Clarendon’s appointed arbitrator on the panel

Civil subpoenas issued by arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties held unenforceable

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court vacated a district court’s order enforcing subpoenas issued by an arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties

Arbitration round-up

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2012

Biller v. Toyota Motor Corp., No. 11-55587 (9th Cir. Feb. 3, 2012) (affirming confirmation of award, no manifest disregard of the law

Round-up of decisions vacating or confirming arbitration awards

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

Following is a summary of court decisions, some confirming, others vacating, arbitral awards