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Insured adequately stated bad-faith claim by alleging insurer did not investigate insured’s first-party claim Before demanding arbitration

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

In its June 27 opinion in Maslo v. Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District held an insured

Personal jurisdiction - enforcement of arbitral award - district court dismisses petition to enforce international arbitration award, finding lack of minimum contacts to support jurisdiction

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2012

Petitioner Greatship (India) Limited ("Greatship") owned two shipping vessels which it chartered to Respondent Marine Logistics Solutions LLC ("Marsol"), an offshore logistics service provider registered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Is a charterparty a contract for carriage of goods by water?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 17 2011

Companhia Siderurgica Paulista (COSIPA), BLG’s client, concluded a Gencon-form voyage charterparty with Fednav (disponent owner of the defendant vessel), for the carriage of steel coils from Brazil to the U.S.A. and Canada

Ninth Circuit: English arbitration law does not apply, and dispute not arbitrable under federal law

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 19 2011

Titan Maritime appealed a district court’s decision denying its motion to compel arbitration in an action filed by Cape Flattery Limited for gross negligence in the salvage of a vessel owned by Cape Flattery

Supreme Court rules class arbitration not allowed when agreement is silent

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2010

On April 27, 2010 the US Supreme Court decided that class arbitration is permissible only when the parties to a contract specifically agree

Supreme Court rules against inference of class arbitration in "silent" contracts

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2010

This morning, with Justice Samuel Alito writing for the 5-3 majority (Justice Sonia Sotomayor abstained), the U.S. Supreme Court addressed class-action arbitration when the parties' agreement was silent regarding the aggregation of multiple parties' claims

Class-action arbitration cannot be compelled absent evidence of consent

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2010

On April 27, 2010, a divided U.S. Supreme Court (5-3, with Sotomayor, J., recused) held that the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. 1 et seq. ("FAA"), does not permit forcing unwilling parties to participate in a class arbitration to which they have not consented

Courts make waves for marine lawyers: Rule B and antisuit injunctions

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 20 2009

Two recent judgments are making waves for marine lawyers

Reach out and sue someone stolen cell phones spur arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2009

Litigation was stayed pending concurrent arbitration in a dispute arising out of the theft of cell phones during international shipping

Supreme Court holds that class arbitration cannot be imposed on a party whose arbitration agreement is silent on the issue

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 18 2010

The Supreme Court recently held that shipping companies could not be compelled to participate in class arbitration of their customers' price fixing claims when the parties had not agreed to class arbitration