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Disclosure Of Documents From Arbitration OK, English Court Of Appeal Rules
Posted on 31 Mar 2008 by Edie Scott

On March 12, in John Forster Emmott – and – Michael Wilson & Partners Ltd., (Case No: A3/2007/2785 & 2786, English App.) * , England’s Court of Appeal ruled that a party can disclose documents from an arbitration for the purposes... Read More

A motion to confirm and a motion to vacate an award under the Federal Arbitration Act . . . identical twins?
Posted on 30 Jun 2008 by Edie Scott

From the “did you know” category. . . a motion to confirm and a motion to vacate an award under the Federal Arbitration Act . . . identical twins? A federal judge in California on June 3 concluded that a motion to confirm and a motion... Read More

Combination of Arbitration and Non-U.S. Choice of Law Provisions Contrary To Public Policy; Defendant Permitted To Stipulate to U.S. Law to Compel Arbitration
Posted on 7 Nov 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon Alcalde v. Carnival Cruise Lines , Case No. 10-24457-Civ-Moore/Torres (S.D. Fla. July 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], is another in the line of recent cases struggling with the interplay between the... Read More

The Importance Of Transparency In International Arbitration . . . Is It Possible?
Posted on 5 May 2008 by Edie Scott

As the amount of investor/state arbitrations increase, I have noticed the issue of transparency is cropping up more and more. Certainly, with arbitrations under NAFTA, transparency has been an issue for several years now. The issue has also reached... Read More