New York Convention

In cases involving contracts between U.S. companies, courts frequently allow a nonsignatory to a contract to enforce an arbitration provision in the contract against a signatory, when the signatory to
Continue Reading A Review: State-Law Principles Allowing A Nonsignatory to Enforce an Arbitration Provision Against a Signatory May Be Applied to International Contracts Governed by the New York Convention

In our recent post, we discussed the split in the federal appeals courts over whether a private international arbitration constitutes a “foreign or international tribunal” within the meaning of
Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Review Whether Federal Courts Can Order Discovery in Aid of Private International Arbitrations under 28 U.S.C. 1782(a)

The London Court of Arbitration (LCIA) released 2020 update to its arbitration and mediation rules (the “Rules updates”), which comes into effect on October 1, 2020.  The purpose of the
Continue Reading LCIA Releases Update To Its Arbitration Rules

In cases involving contracts between U.S. companies, courts frequently allow a nonsignatory to a contract to enforce an arbitration provision in the contract against a signatory when the signatory to
Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Equitable Estoppel May be Applied to International Contracts Governed by the New York Convention

A recent decision of the Southern District of New York illustrates enforcement of arbitral awards under the New York Convention in situations when there are competing decisions issued by an
Continue Reading SDNY Enforces An Arbitral Award But Won’t Enjoin The Enforcement Of Austrian Judgment Concerning Same Matter