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A short summary of recent arbitration decisions

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • 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

Arbitration award review roundup

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 10 2013

Denying motion to vacate award; granting motion to confirm award; panel did not exceed authority for allegedly basing award on theory not advanced by

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

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

No res judicata effect for unconfirmed arbitration award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 31 2012

The Greers entered into a contract with Town Construction for construction of their home

Plaintiff sues arbitrator, AAA for due process violations

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2011

The present action before the US District Court in Nevada arose from a dispute between Dr. Ronald Slaughter and Laboratory Medicine Consultants regarding a stockholder agreement

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

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • Argentina, USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Court rejects bid to seal documents submitted in support of petition to confirm reinsurance arbitration award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 2 2013

First State Insurance Company and National Casualty Company arbitrated a reinsurance dispute in which the panel issued a confidentiality order

Supreme Court holds state law invalidation of arbitration provision as unconscionable preempted by Federal Arbitration Act

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 11 2011

In AT&T v. Concepcion, the United States Supreme Court considered the validity of an arbitration provision that provided for the arbitration of all disputes between the parties to a contract, but required that claims be brought in the parties' "individual capacity, and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative proceeding."

Court refuses subject matter jurisdiction to review arbitration award, since the value of the award was less than the court’s jurisdictional amount

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 5 2009

A dispute arose between Hansen Beverage Company and DSD Distributors over a distribution agreement