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Michael Goldstein of Mound, Cotton - Civil eDiscovery Rules for Reinsurance Arbitration Part 5
Posted on 19 May 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) Are overreaching e-discovery demands a tactic that arbitrators need to manage? See how Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass partner Michael H. Goldstein answers that question in this clip, produced by HB Litigation... Read More

Michael Goldstein of Mound, Cotton - Civil eDiscovery Rules for Reinsurance Arbitration Part 1
Posted on 19 May 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) Do the new e-discovery rules in civil procedure impact reinsurance arbitrations? See how Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass partner Michael H. Goldstein answers that question in this clip, produced by HB... Read More

Michael Goldstein of Mound, Cotton - Civil eDiscovery Rules for Reinsurance Arbitration Part 4
Posted on 19 May 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) Isn't the evidence gathered in deep e-discovery valuable in reinsurance arbitration? See how Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass partner Michael H. Goldstein answers that question in this clip, produced... Read More

Michael Goldstein of Mound, Cotton - Civil eDiscovery Rules for Reinsurance Arbitration Part 3
Posted on 19 May 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

(Please visit the site to view this video) Don't the civil e-discovery rules have an upside in reinsurance arbitrations? See how Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass partner Michael H. Goldstein answers that question in this clip, produced by HB... Read More

Foley Hoag Will Open Paris Office, Expand International Litigation And Arbitration Practice
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BOSTON - Leading international litigation and arbitration lawyers Bruno Leurent and Thomas Bevilacqua will open Foley Hoag in Paris, giving Foley Hoag LLP its first overseas office and expanding its renowned International Litigation and Arbitration Practice... Read More

Winston & Strawn Expands International Litigation And Arbitration Practice
Posted on 15 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that it has significantly expanded its globally renowned international litigation and arbitration group with the addition of Mark N. Bravin and Don Wallace Jr., to its Washington, D.C., office... Read More

Litigator Sherry C. Dickman Joins Miami Office Of McDonald Hopkins Law Firm
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

CLEVELAND - Sherry C. Dickman has joined the new Miami office of McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm with more than 130 attorneys. Dickman is a seasoned litigator who specializes in international litigation and arbitration... Read More

Blackwater Lawsuit Tossed 7 Years After Grisly Deaths
Posted on 26 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

RALEIGH, N.C. - (AP) A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit that blamed the security company formerly known as Blackwater for the deaths of four contractors killed in a grisly 2004 ambush on the restive streets of Iraq. U.S. District Judge James C. Fox... Read More

Supreme Court To Hear Another Arbitration Argument
Posted on 3 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will consider a plea from companies that cater to people with bad credit to keep disputes with their customers out of court and in the more business-friendly forum of arbitration. Days after handing businesses... Read More

Ballard Spahr LLP: 11th Circuit Weighs In On AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion
Posted on 16 Aug 2011 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Consumer Financial Services Group As previously reported , in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion the U.S. Supreme Court on April 27, 2011, held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts California law classifying most class action waivers... Read More

Federal Judge Confirms $400 Million ICC Award, Finds Mexican Court Erred
Posted on 28 Aug 2013 by Lisa M. Hickey

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) A New York federal judge on Aug. 27 granted a Mexican corporation’s request to confirm an approximately $400 million arbitration award that was issued in its favor in a dispute over contracts for the construction... Read More

U.S. Supreme Court To Rule On Precondition To Arbitration Issue
Posted on 10 Jun 2013 by Lisa M. Hickey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 10 granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed by a U.K. investor in a dispute with the Republic of Argentina over whether courts, rather than arbitrators, should decide whether a precondition... Read More

Duane Morris LLP: New Jersey Appeals Court Distringuishes Supreme Court Ruling On Arbitration Clauses Barring Class Action Lawsuits
Posted on 17 Aug 2011 by Duane Morris LLP

The New Jersey Appellate Division ruled-despite the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion -that binding arbitration clauses in consumer contracts that bar class-action suits still may be subject to challenge if they... Read More

Supreme Court Finds Search Of Employees' Text Messages Was Reasonable
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A police department's search of the transcripts of its employees' text messages was reasonable and did not violate the employees' Fourth Amendment rights, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 17, reversing a... Read More

Abbey Spanier LLP: JPMorgan Loses Bid to Prohibit Class Arbitrations
Posted on 5 Dec 2013 by Abbey Spanier

A California federal judge denied JPMorgan’s motion to compel arbitration on an individual basis. Two former JPMorgan employees filed a class action complaint alleging violations of state and federal labor laws on behalf of JPMorgan appraisers.... Read More