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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

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

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

District court confirms reinsurance arbitration award against two Brazilian companies

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • Brazil, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

Several developments have occurred in the ongoing reinsurance dispute between Aurum Asset Managers and several Brazilian companies

Court denies motion to reconsider confirmation of arbitration award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2010

Following a denial of its motion to vacate an adverse arbitration award, plaintiffs ABS Financial Services submitted a Motion for Reconsideration requesting that the US District Court for the District of New Jersey reverse its prior ruling and judgment

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

Action to confirm arbitration award dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2009

On December 2, 2008, we reported on an order by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan granting the Respondent’s motion to seal in part, permitting the Respondent to “temporarily file” its motion to dismiss and the award under seal, pending a determination of the motion to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in the Petitioners’ action to confirm the arbitration award

Fee-shifting provision in arbitration clause unenforceable when certain federal statutory rights are at issue

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2012

In an employment dispute, a Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation which broadly interpreted the arbitration provision in an employment agreement in favor of arbitration

Court compels arbitration of contract claims, but not tort claims arising from commutation

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2012

Plaintiff Repwest Insurance Company, as cedent, entered into an excess workers compensation quota share agreement with various reinsurers, including Conestoga Casualty Insurance Company and the defendant, Preatorian Insurance Company

Judicial review of arbitration issue denied again on ripeness grounds

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2009

On December 1, 2008, we reported on a Sixth Circuit remand with instructions to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction on ripeness grounds, which the district court subsequently dismissed the action