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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


Two recent decisions address whether prejudgment relief is available in arbitration proceedings
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2013

The first decision involved reconsideration of an interim arbitration award of prejudgment security that the court initially refused to confirm as a


Arbitrators’ disregard of Cuban Assets Control Regulations is ground for setting aside award
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2009

A court has vacated a FINRA arbitration award on the ground that the arbitrators exhibited manifest disregard of controlling law


Civil subpoenas issued by arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties held unenforceable
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court vacated a district court’s order enforcing subpoenas issued by an arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties


Federal court of appeal announces review standard applicable to rulings on motions to stay lawsuits pending arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Arbitration of non-arbitrable claim ordered since it was collateral to an unpleaded arbitrable claim asserted as a set-off
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2009

OrbitCom, Inc. (“OrbitCom”) brought suit against Qwest Communications Corp. (“Qwest”) seeking the recovery of telecommunications access fees


Appeal dismissed in Northwestern NationalInsco reinsurance dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

The Second Circuit has dismissed an appeal arising from a reinsurance dispute between Northwestern National Insurance Company and Insco, Ltd


Arbitration awards should not have been vacated for lack of notice, New Jersey court rules
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2008

A trial court had no basis to vacate arbitration awards, the New Jersey Appellate Division has held


No res judicata effect for unconfirmed arbitration award
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • 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
  • USA
  • 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