The right to arbitrate may not be lost, despite engagement in lengthy litigation.
Choosing not to participate will not stop the other party from arbitrating.
Veteran sues for violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
By Quinton M. Herbert
Absent clear and unambiguous conflict, courts should enforce arbitration agreements.
By Marcia L. Adelson and Joan D. Hogarth
Texas court declined to consider other reasons when it vacated an arbitration award due to its being issued late.
By Sara Kula
Arbitration remanded back to the arbitrator due to written award not meeting the "reasoned award" standard.
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 fifth part of a six-part webinar series "The Arbitration Award, Remedies and Post Award Process" is now open.
Registration for the webinar “The December 1, 2015 Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure” is now open.
Registration for the CLE course on "Ethical Aspects to Consider While Building an Arbitration Practice" is now open.
Earlier in October 2015 the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed a rule that will ban arbitration clauses that block group lawsuits so that consumers can take companies to court to seek relief from “free pass” arbitration clauses.
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.