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Arbitrator to Decide Arbitrability of Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim
  • Morris James LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

In Angus v. Ajio, C.A. No. 11895-VCG (Del. Ch. May 13, 2016), the plaintiffs sought to enjoin an arbitration initiated against them as officers of


Arbitration. Confirmation of Award. Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Fifth Circuit holds that monetary amount sought in underlying arbitration is amount-in-controversy for diversity jurisdiction purposes.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

Thomas Kiebach and the other appellants in this case were investors who suffered financial losses from the R. Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme. They filed



Discovery. Section 1782. District court finds lack of jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. 1782 to order discovery in aid of a private English Expert Determination proceeding.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

Petitioner, TJAC Waterloo LLC ("TJAC"), successfully obtained an ex parte order from the District Court for the Northern District of Indiana for


11th Circuit: Make Sure You Hold onto That Agreement to Arbitrate
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

A recent Eleventh Circuit opinion emphasizes the need for good recordkeeping when it comes to seeking to enforce your arbitration agreement. In


Arbitration Award of $1.5 Million to Xpress Natural Gas, LLC Affirmed by Maine Supreme Judicial Court
  • Verrill Dana LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

Recently, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court affirmed an arbitrator’s award of $1.5 million to Xpress Natural Gas, LLC. The court upheld the


New Jersey Court Refuses to Require Arbitration of Employment Dispute Where Language of Agreement Does Not Clearly State Employee is Waiving Right to Jury Trial
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

New Jersey courts are not antagonistic to the arbitration of employment disputes. However, as the New Jersey Appellate Division made abundantly clear


Massachusetts federal court rejects pre-award challenge to party-appointed arbitrator
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

In a recent reinsurance case, a Massachusetts federal court denied a pre-award petition of a cedent to remove the reinsurer's party-appointed


Top 5 Things the Financial Industry Needs to do in Response to the CFPB's Proposed Arbitration Rule
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2016

On May 5, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a long awaited and highly controversial proposed rule that, if adopted


11th Cir. Upholds Denial of Arbitration, Holds Trial Not Required If No Genuine Issue of Material Fact
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

In a case involving the enforceability of so-called "clickwrap" web-based agreements, the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit recently