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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

Federal judges in Brooklyn are making it easier to pursue fraud claims against no-fault medical providers

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2013

The Eastern District of New York, which includes the New York City Boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, has been home to some of the most colorful

Ninth Circuit holds that malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims are arbitrable

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2012

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of the motion to compel arbitration of defendant’s malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims against plaintiff that arose from a previous arbitration

Confidential arbitration award against AXA Re confirmed without opposition

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2012

A court recently confirmed an arbitration award against AXA Re in a reinsurance dispute involving reinsurance contracts entered into by predecessor companies in the 1970s

Arbitration award roundup

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2013

Following is a summary of selected court opinions addressing requests for confirmation and vacation of arbitration awards. Manifest disregard

Court holds New York Convention covers domestic awards that are “foreign in character”

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, USA
  • -
  • June 24 2010

A U.S. District Court has denied the Republic of Argentina’s motion to vacate a $185 million dollar arbitration award in favor of a British investor in Argentinean gas distribution

Federal court of appeal announces review standard applicable to rulings on motions to stay lawsuits pending arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2010

In a case of first impression at the federal appellate level, the First Circuit, in Powershare, Inc. v. Syntel, Inc., 597 F.3d 10 (1st Cir. Mar. 1, 2010), held that the appropriate standard of review to be utilized by a District Judge when reviewing a Magistrate Judge’s disposition of a motion to stay litigation pending the completion of a parallel arbitration proceeding is the clearly erroneous standard

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

Whither an agreement to arbitrate

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 26 2010

The presumption in favor of arbitration is well-known

Hall Street Associates does not bar a remand to an arbitration panel for clarification of the award

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

A trial court's judgment confirming an arbitration award and awarding certain pre- and post-judgment interest to the defendant insurance companies was unsuccessfully appealed, the appellate court determining that an earlier remand to the arbitration panel was proper because, among other things, nothing in the United States Supreme Court's ruling in Hall Street Associates, L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc. precluded that procedure