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Court denies insurer’s request to arbitrate

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2015

In a case involving a dispute arising from a fire at the Wisconsin County Courthouse, a Wisconsin federal court issued an order denying Lexington

To arbitrate or not to arbitrate: alternatives to litigation in the employment context (part 2)

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2015

In our last post, we gave an overview of the pros and cons of having arbitration clauses in employment agreements. In this post, we will consider the

Striving for a ‘bulletproof’ mediation settlement agreement

  • CPR
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2015

In their seminal 2006 article, James Coben and Peter Thompson expressed surprise at the volume of litigation about mediation; their study showed a

Arbitration award confirmed in quota share reinsurance dispute

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2015

An arbitration award to Petitioner, Employers Insurance of Wausau A Mural Company ("Wausau"), has been confirmed after Respondents withdrew their

Delaware update: Delaware enacts new Rapid Arbitration Act

  • Jones Day
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

Delaware recently enacted the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act (the "DRAA"), a potentially cost-saving alternative form of dispute resolution for

Imminent restrictions on arbitration provisions in consumer financial contracts foreshadowed by the CFPB’s Arbitration Study

  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

In March, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the "CFPB") released its 728-page Arbitration Study(the "Study") regarding the use of arbitration

Mayer Brown submits amicus brief for Chamber of Commerce in Tenth Circuit appeal involving excessive punitive damages

  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

Although the Supreme Court's modern due process cases have given lower courts a framework for deciding whether an award of punitive damages is

Cutting edge companies: using dispute resolution techniques to address workplace conflict

  • CPR
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

In recent years so-called "alternative" dispute resolution has been evolving significantly, offering parties many new options to address old

PTAB encourages parties to consider Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

On April 20, 2015, the Board instituted inter partes review for Tiffany and Co. in IPR2015-00024. Concurrent with institution, the Board issued a

First Circuit reinstates arbitral award despite arbitration panel’s potentially erroneous conclusions

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2015

The First Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed the district court's vacatur ruling and remanded the matter for entry of an order confirming an