CA appeals court denied a mandamus petition that sought to set aside an order compelling the employer to arbitrate a dispute with its employees
Parties' arbitration of an issue constitutes an agreement to arbitrate that issue.
Although the Ninth Circuit did not reverse Aerojet's "extreme case" exception to judicial intervention in an arbitration, this exception's viability now is in serious doubt.
By Mark Kantor
Also, a discussion of the broader implication of the decision, including whether it applies to unsophisticated parties and outside the commercial area.
By Sheila J. Carpenter
Successful requests for judicial intervention have become even rarer.
By Theodore K. Cheng
The ability of parties to contractually modify the grounds for vacatur of arbitration awards is a subject of decisional percolation.
As fewer cases go to trial, more lawyers are developing their skills of ADR. Louis Burke explains how securities and commodities use ADR in ways that are unique to many other areas of the law. (15:17 min)
Longtime litigator and expert witness Bruce Rubin shares why using survey results of comparable settlement cases is not always the best way to determine the numbers. (17:30 min)
Though arbitration agreements are now fairly common, unilateral arbitration provisions are not. Listen to Neal Eiseman explain the difference and how, if possible, to obtain an unilateral arbitration agreement for your clients. (06:05 min)
Registration for the webinar "Balancing Party Control and Efficiency: Managing the Parties and Preparing for the Arbitration Hearing" is now open.
Registration for the webinar "Solutions for Common Ethics in ADR" is now open.
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Registration for the Section of International Law's Section Fall Meeting in Montreal QC, Canada, is now open.
The American Arbitration Association has revised the Construction Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures effective July 1, 2015.
The National Futures Association reports that it has seen a slight increase in claims for the first half of 2015 compared to last year.