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Second Circuit Reverses Judge Rakoff, Finds Uber Arbitration Clause is Enforceable
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2017

As part of the ongoing Uber antitrust litigation, the Second Circuit yesterday reversed Judge Rakoff’s earlier ruling that the arbitration clause in


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


“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


American seaman: Ward of the Admiralty Court, but sometimes subject to arbitration
  • HFW
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

In Dahir v Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.1 a federal district court in the Southern District of Texas recently granted a motion to compel arbitration


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


Vacating an Arbitration Award: An Uphill Battle
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

In Zurich Am. Ins. Co. v. Team Tankers A.S., No. 14-4036-CV, 2016 WL 336078 (2d Cir. Jan. 28, 2016), the Second Circuit Court of Appeal recently


Arbitration. Preliminary Injunction. District court denies motion for preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order which sought to enjoin a related arbitration because the dispute is within the scope of the arbitration agreement.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

Daelim Corp. ("Daelim"), a vessel charterer, entered into a charter party agreement with Korea Line Corporation ("KLC"), the disponent owner of the


UK: WTC aggregation: PONY losses - Simmonds v Gammell
  • HFW
  • 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


Insured adequately stated bad-faith claim by alleging insurer did not investigate insured’s first-party claim Before demanding arbitration
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • 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


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