Paul E. Mason
Mason on Societe SNF - SAS v. Chambre de Commerce International

In Société SNF - SAS v. Chambre de Commerce International, the Paris Tribunal de Grandes Instances confronted the question of which set of rules of the arbitral institution are applicable (those in effect at the time the business agreement...

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Paul E. Mason
Mason on Premium Nafta Products Limited v. Fili Shipping Company Limited

Premium Nafta Products Ltd. v. Fili Shipping Co. Ltd. is a seminal decision by the United Kingdom's highest court, the House of Lords, that seeks to widen the straits that had narrowed the role of arbitrators and independence of arbitration clauses...

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Jonathan Drimmer
FREE DOWNLOAD: Drimmer on Khulumani v. Barclay Nat'l Bank, LTD.

The recent decision in Khulumani v. Barclay Nat'l Bank, LTD, 2007 U.S. App. Lexis 24370 (Oct. 12, 2007), underscores the need for multinational corporations and their executive officers to focus closely on Alien Tort Claims Act-compliance issues....

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International & Foreign Law Community Staff
Counsel To Counsel Best Practice Forum To Be Held By Martindale-Hubbell In Philadelphia on Regulatory Compliance May 7

On May 7, 2008, Martindale-Hubbell will hold a Counsel to Counsel Best Practice Forum entitled Facing Regulators at Home and Abroad . Hosted by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC , Clifford Chance US LLP , and Patton Boggs LLP , the session will be held...

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International & Foreign Law Community Staff
Martindale-Hubbell To Hold Counsel To Counsel Best Practice Forum In San Francisco on E-Discovery and Managing Electronically Stored Information May 7

On May 7, 2008, Martindale-Hubbell will hold a Counsel to Counsel Best Practice Forum entitled Increasing Predictability, Mitigating Risks: Next Generation Electronically Stored Information (ESI) Management and E-Discovery Approaches . The session will...

Paul E. Mason
Paul E. Mason on Hall Street Assocs. L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc.

The Supreme Court's recent decision in Hall Street Assocs. L.L.C. v. Mattel, Inc., 2008 U.S. LEXIS 2911 (March 25, 2008) addresses whether contractual arbitration clauses or agreements calling for expanded judicial review of arbitration awards are...

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