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Mandatory mediation pilot proposed for New York State Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

An advisory committee has recommended that the New York Supreme Court (the state Court of First Instance located in Manhattan) adopt a pilot


Sharing it with the class a review of recent US Supreme Court decisions on class action arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2013

The US Supreme Court recently issued two key decisions regarding the enforceability of class arbitration waivers and arbitrators' powers to interpret


Current approaches to issues of arbitrator bias
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 8 2007

Three recent cases have clarified the law to be applied in this area, one in the UK and two in the US


Landmark Supreme Court decision prevents expansion of judicial review by agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2008

The US Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited ruling in Hall Street Associates v Mattel, holding that parties are not at liberty under US law to agree to extend the scope of judicial review of arbitration awards beyond the grounds specified in the US Federal Arbitration Act


Allocation of costs joint order in Canfor v USA applies 'loser pays' rule in investment treaty arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 26 2007

As a result of the wide discretion given to tribunals under both the ICSID and the UNCITRAL rules, there are no precise principles governing the allocation of costs incurred during investment treaty arbitrations


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


Landmark Supreme Court decision awaited on parties' agreements to expand grounds for judicial review of awards
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2008

A landmark decision is awaited in the US Supreme Court case of Hall Street v Mattel


The US Supreme Court decides BG v Argentina right place, wrong road?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2014

In a 7-2 majority decision on 5 March 2014, the United States Supreme Court has reinstated BG Group (BG)'s US$185 million arbitral award against


Court-assisted discovery available in international arbitration
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2007

The US courts recently confirmed in In re Roz Trading Limited 469 F. Supp. 2d 1221 (N.D. Ga., 2006) that Section 1782 of the Federal Rules of Civil procedure is available to parties in international arbitration


Supreme Court limits ability to pursue class arbitration without specific agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

In a recent landmark class action case in the US, AnimalFeeds brought a class action antitrust suit against Stolt-Nielson