Applying Federal Common Law, Court Finds Matter Should Be Arbitrated; Simultaneously Upholds Forum Selection Clause

By Louis M. Solomon Farrell v. Subway Int'l , 11 Civ. 08 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 2011), [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com subscribers ] is a decision on a motion to stay arbitration and simultaneous invalidation of a negotiated forum selection clause. Farrell is a citizen...

As More “Confidential” International Arbitral Awards Made Public, the Practitioner’s Need to Consider Alternatives Increases

By Louis M. Solomon We recently posted on the peril to the intended confidentiality accorded the arbitration of international disputes by the necessity of having to file in open court arbitral awards in order to enforce or challenge them. The issue can be addressed in a number of ways, two of which...