International arbitration

In a unanimous opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided that a court, not an arbitrator, must decide whether a dispute is subject to arbitration when parties have agreed to

Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Decides That, Where Parties Have Agreed to Two Contracts that Are In Conflict as to Whether a Dispute Between the Parties Is Subject to Arbitration, A Court Must  Decide Which Contract Governs, Not an Arbitrator

Conflicts of interest are of great interest to law firms, prosecutors, and arbitrators.  In two major international arbitrations, parties are seeking review by the United States Supreme Court of the

Continue Reading Litigants in Two Major International Arbitrations Ask the Supreme Court to Review the Standard for Showing “Evident Partiality” By Arbitrators

Is there a difference in enforcement between an arbitration award and an expert determination pursuant to a contract? The answer is yes, according to a recent ruling by the 3rd

Continue Reading Understanding the Differences in the Enforcement of Arbitration Awards and Expert Determinations

The appeals courts for the 3rd, 4th, 7th, 10th, 11th, and D.C. Circuits have ruled that a non-frivolous appeal of

Continue Reading Does An Appeal Of A District Court’s Denial Of A Motion To Compel Arbitration Automatically Stay The Case?

The United States Supreme Court this week resolved an important issue regarding international arbitrations by ruling that, contrary to what at least two appellate courts had previously ruled, a U.S.

Continue Reading The Supreme Court Slams the Door on the Use of Federal Courts to Obtain Discovery in Aid of Foreign and International Arbitrations Before Private, Non-Governmental Adjudicatory Bodies