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Selecting party-appointed arbitrators through a screened selection process: the best of both worlds
  • CPR
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Every law student learns in the first few weeks of an alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) seminar that one advantage of arbitration over


Agreement to arbitrate. District court holds that minor's pre-employment arbitration agreement is valid under California law, but upholds minor's right to disaffirm the arbitration agreement by commencing a lawsuit after reaching majority.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Within one month after his eighteenth Birthday, Plaintiff brought a putative class action in California state court complaining that Kmart Corporation


Enforcement of foreign arbitral award. Fifth Circuit reverses district court order refusing to enforce Philippine arbitral award as contrary to U.S. public policy protecting seamen.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Plaintiff Lito Martinez Asignacion ("Asignacion"), a citizen and resident of the Philippines, signed a contract to work as a seaman aboard a vessel



Section 1782. Discovery in aid of private international arbitration. District court holds that section 1782 does not authorize assistance with discovery in aid of private arbitrations established by contract.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Grupo Unidos por el Canal ("GUPC"), a Panama-based company owned by four global construction firms, entered into a contract with Autoridad del Canal


Confirmation of arbitral award. District Court confirms ICSID arbitral award and grants post-judgment interest in ex parte proceeding, but declines to award pre-judgment interest, attorneys' fees, or costs.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Petitioners obtained a $13 million award against Respondent, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in an arbitration pursuant to the Convention on the


Judicial review of arbitrability. District Court dismisses motion to compel arbitration with prejudice as to signatory not bound by arbitration clause, as dismissal without prejudice would have deprived signatory of right to have the court hear issues of arbitrability.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

Petitioners, Ogden Power Development Cayman, Inc., Quezon Generating Co., Ltd., and GPI Quezon, Ltd, and Respondents PMR Limited Co. and PMR Power


Agreements to arbitrate: new developments under New York and New Jersey law
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • July 30 2015

In two recent employment decisions in New Jersey and New York, the parties were compelled to arbitrate employment claims despite the lack of written


The heat of the moment: when inking that big deal, make sure dispute resolution provisions are on your checklist
  • Lane Powell PC
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

The strength of the Seattle area economy has been attracting both national and international attention. The bird that is synonymous with economic


Second Circuit clarifies that arbitrable claims should be stayed, not dismissed
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2015

Parties who ask a court to compel arbitration of all the Plaintiff’s claims have a decision to make: should they ask the court to stay the claims or