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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

What duty does a primary insurer owe to an excess carrier?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 15 2013

A primary liability carrier usually owes no duty to excess insurers, even though those insurers bear the cost of excess judgments. If the primary

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

Granite Re entitled to pre- and post-judgment interest in bankruptcy action

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 10 2011

Following a $9 million judgment in its favor, Granite Re was further awarded pre- and post-judgment interest on that judgment

Sub-adviser fees latest focus of excessive fee suits

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 29 2011

Sub-adviser fees have garnered the attention of plaintiff lawyers bringing excessive fee claims against mutual fund advisers -- not because they are alleged to be excessive but because they allegedly demonstrate that the investment management fees retained by the adviser are excessive

Liquidator for reliance insurance company seeks approval of commutation agreement with reinsurer

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 24 2013

The Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner, Michael Consedine, moved for approval of a commutation, settlement agreement and release entered into

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