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8th Circuit Finds Toxic Exposure Claims Are Not Referable To Arbitration
Posted on 14 Nov 2012 by Mealeys

ST. LOUIS - An Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Nov. 13 affirmed a lower court's decision to deny a request by a group of companies to stay litigation pending the outcome of an international arbitration case, finding that claims asserted... Read More

Federal Judge Refuses To Attach Airlines' Assets To Satisfy $56 Million Award
Posted on 23 Apr 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge on April 19 found that various assets held by airlines, which were sought by two companies in satisfaction of a $56 million international arbitration award, were immune from attachment under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities... Read More

Federal Circuit Affirms Denial Of Injunction In Patent Infringement Action
Posted on 13 May 2013 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal appeals court on May 10 affirmed a trial court's decision that refused to grant a pharmaceutical company's request for an anti-suit injunction, finding that the issues in an international arbitration and a U.S. patent... Read More

Federal Judge Confirms $2.7 Million Interest Award Issued Against Peru
Posted on 20 Nov 2012 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After finding that the Republic of Peru failed to submit new arguments in opposition to confirmation of an international arbitration, a District of Columbia federal judge on Nov. 19 entered an order confirming a $2,740,218 award on... Read More

Judge Compels International Arbitration of Seaman's Claims Against Cruise Line
Posted on 14 May 2013 by Mealeys

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Florida federal judge on May 13 refused to remand a cruise line worker's injury-related claims to a state court, finding that he was required to arbitrate the dispute pursuant to the rules of the International Chamber of... Read More

2nd Circuit Affirms Confirmation Of $41 Million Arbitration Award
Posted on 10 Sep 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - After finding that an international arbitration award was not contrary to New York public policy, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Sept. 6 affirmed a federal court's decision to confirm the award ( Agility Public Warehousing... Read More

Federal Judge Confirms International Award For California Film Company
Posted on 20 Dec 2012 by Mealeys

LOS ANGELES - A California federal judge on Dec. 18 granted a California company's petition to confirm an international arbitration award issued in its favor and against a Belgium film company in a dispute over a distribution agreement but denied... Read More

Federal Judge Finds Company Has Satisfied Payment Of Award To Iran
Posted on 14 Jun 2012 by Mealeys

SAN DIEGO - A federal judge in California on June 12 ruled on various issues in a longstanding dispute over contracts between a U.S. company and the Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran, declaring that the... Read More

2nd Circuit Vacates Denial Of Petition To Confirm International Award
Posted on 4 Jun 2013 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - After determining that a New York federal court did not initially decide whether a Brazilian entity and others agreed to arbitration disputes, the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 3 vacated a ruling that denied a petition to confirm... Read More

Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Petition To Confirm $133 Million Award
Posted on 3 Oct 2012 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - A New York federal judge on Sept. 30 denied a motion by the Republic of Argentina to dismiss a petition to confirm a $133.2 million international arbitration award that was issued in favor of an investment company, finding that the court has... Read More

Federal Judge Stays Case Pending Appeal In Toxic Mine Exposure Case
Posted on 16 Mar 2012 by Mealeys

ST. LOUIS - A Missouri federal judge on March 14 granted a motion to stay a case filed by Peruvian children who allege that they suffered injuries as a result of toxic exposures from a mine in Peru, pending appeal to a U.S. appeals court of the judge's... Read More

Federal Judge Confirms $42 Million Arbitration Award Against Dominican State
Posted on 21 Dec 2012 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After finding that no exceptions under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards applied and noting that the Dominican State failed to respond, a District of Columbia federal judge on Dec. 20 confirmed... Read More

D.C. Circuit Finds Firm Did Not Conspire To Commit RICO Violations In Grenada
Posted on 27 Jun 2012 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A federal appeals court on June 22 dismissed an appeal filed by a company of a lower court's decision that its complaint against a law firm was barred by the doctrine of res judicata, finding that the company failed to show that... Read More

Judge Refuses To Grant Injunction Prohibiting International Arbitration
Posted on 5 Jun 2012 by Mealeys

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A California federal judge on June 1 denied a Korean corporation's motion for preliminary injunction to restrain a walnut distributor from proceeding with an arbitration case against it in the International Chamber of Commerce... Read More

Federal Judge Grants Iran's Request For Interest, Fees On International Award
Posted on 7 Jan 2013 by Mealeys

SAN DIEGO - After the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals remanded a ruling denying a motion for interest and fees filed by the Ministry of Defense and Support for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran (MOD) for reconsideration, a California... Read More

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