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“Yes, I Agree”: With a Click, Uber Drivers Can Waive Right To Bring Class Action Suits
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

Recently, in a major win for employers and companies that transact business on the internet, the Ninth Circuit upheld the use of arbitration


Norwegian Cruise Line wins UN convention arbitration case
  • Fowler Rodriguez
  • USA
  • November 9 2016

On February 19 2016, following an extensive briefing by both parties, Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) secured a legally significant opinion in a Jones


Is a charterparty a contract for carriage of goods by water?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • 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


UK: WTC aggregation: PONY losses - Simmonds v Gammell
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 4 2016

This is another reinsurance aggregation case arising out of the 911 attacks on the World Trade Centre. It is an appeal from arbitration as to whether


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


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


Supreme Court rules class arbitration not allowed when agreement is silent
  • Fisher Phillips
  • 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


Court rejects attempt to attach electronic funds transfer
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2010

In Allied Maritime, Inc. v. Descatrade SA, 620 F.3d 70 (2d Cir. 2010), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision by Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the Southern District of New York that prohibited the process of maritime attachment and garnishment (PMAG) to secure a putative foreign arbitral award


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


Transport Sector Update: shipping, ports and logistics - U.S. Koehler proceeding as a method of enforcing LMAA arbitration awards
  • Eversheds
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

Since the economic downturn, the maritime community has experienced a steady rise in the number of disputes between owners and charterers. These