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The “BULK Uruguay” - charterers fail to establish anticipatory breach of contract
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2014

In the recent case of the "BULK URUGUAY", the Court examined whether anticipatory breach of contract can arise purely on the basis of future


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 issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2009

In Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Bhd. of Locomotive Engineers, No. 08-604 (December 8, 2009), the Court unanimously held that a union’s failure to present evidence of efforts to reach a settlement through “conferencing” did not preclude the National Railroad Adjustment Board from exercising jurisdiction over the union’s claim


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


You don’t have to arbitrate your dispute with the moving company
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2011

Just in time to participate in Arbitration Nation’s (unplanned) series on legislative nullification of arbitration agreements, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that the Carmack Amendment nullifies pre-dispute arbitration agreements in interstate shipment contracts


Marine, trade and energy - Autumn 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • December 4 2015

London International Shipping Week (LISW) 2015 built on the success of previous years, offering a stellar line-up of events with something of


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


Discovery in aid of foreign proceeding must involve an adjudicative proceeding
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2015

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently considered the limits of discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1782 in


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


Supreme Court rules against inference of class arbitration in "silent" contracts
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • April 27 2010

This morning, with Justice Samuel Alito writing for the 5-3 majority (Justice Sonia Sotomayor abstained), the U.S. Supreme Court addressed class-action arbitration when the parties' agreement was silent regarding the aggregation of multiple parties' claims