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NY Toughens Sexual Harassment And Discrimination Laws
On June 19, 2019, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed an omnibus bill (A08421/S06577) proposing sweeping amendments to existing state sexual harassment and discrimination laws.
United States
10 Jul 2019
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Supreme Court Rules That Agreements Delegating Arbitrability Determinations To Arbitrators Must Be Enforced As Written And Are Not Subject To A "Wholly Groundless" Exception
On January 8, 2019, in a unanimous opinion authored by Justice Kavanaugh, the United States Supreme Court held that courts must enforce as written arbitration agreements that require the "gateway"
United States
21 Jan 2019
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Gaillard's Chaos Theory
Partner Emmanuel Gaillard (Paris–International Arbitration) delivered the 2018 Lalive Lecture in Geneva on July 5, 2018. In the lecture titled "The Myth of Harmony in International Arbitration,"
France
30 Nov 2018
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‘Manifest Disregard Of The Law': The Continuing Evolution Of An Historically Ambiguous Vacatur Standard
Manifest disregard for the law is a topic much discussed, and often disfavoured, in international arbitration circles.
United States
17 Oct 2018
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Third Circuit Upholds Customer's Right To FINRA Arbitration Despite Brokerage Agreements' Forum-Selection Clause Providing Right To Litigate In Federal Court
On August 7, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a district court order compelling defendant, a broker-dealer and member of the FINRA, to submit to FINRA arbitration...
United States
20 Aug 2018
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Hot Topics: Enforceability Of Arbitration Provisions In Employment Agreements
On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court held, in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, that arbitration clauses in employment contracts requiring individualized proceedings are enforceable and thereby preclude employees from bringing collective or class action suits regarding workplace claims
United States
19 Jun 2018
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US Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman For Supervision Randal Quarles Discusses Cross-Border Resolution
US Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman for Supervision Randal Quarles Discusses Cross-Border Resolution
United States
25 May 2018
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The International Chambers Of The Paris Courts And Their Innovative Rules Of Procedure (Unofficial English Translations Available)
The new international divisions of the Paris Commercial Court and the Paris Court of Appeal, also known as the "International Chambers," will start operating imminently.
European Union
26 Apr 2018
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The International Chambers Of The Paris Courts And Their Innovative Rules Of Procedure
The new international divisions of the Paris Commercial Court and the Paris Court of Appeal, also known as the "International Chambers," will start operating imminently.
France
25 Apr 2018
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8 Souveraineté et autonomie ; réflexions sur les représentations de l'arbitrage international
The autonomy of international arbitration vis-à-vis national legal orders raises important questions of legal theory.
United States
14 Feb 2018
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The Constitutionality Of Inter Partes Review: Considering The Outcomes Of The Supreme Court's Oil States Decision
Inter partes review has, in a very short time, become a core part of patent litigation practice in the United States. In many cases it has replaced district-court litigation.
United States
16 Jan 2018
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L'apport De La Pensée Juridique Française À L'arbitrage Internationa
Partner Emmanuel Gaillard (Paris-International Arbitration) authored an article on "L'apport de la pensée juridique française à l'arbitrage international" in Journal du droit international (article in French).
European Union
1 Jun 2017
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Fischer v. Forrest: An SDNY Magistrate Judge Issues A Stern Warning To Litigants Who Ignore The Specificity Requirements Of Amended Rule 34
Last week, Magistrate Judge Andrew Peck of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a stern rebuke to counsel in Fischer v. Forrest...
United States
15 Mar 2017
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Urofsky And Torres-Fowler Co-Author FCPA Enforcement Article
In this article, the authors examine the U.S. FCPA case of the Ukrainian oligarch, Dymtro Firtash, and how the Justice Department's approach to the case may shed light on the Trump Administration's...
United States
10 Mar 2017
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Arbitration In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
An important consideration for foreign companies investing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or contracting with Saudi companies or entities of the Government of the Kingdom...
Saudi Arabia
17 Jan 2017
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Abuse Of Process In International Arbitration
Partner Emmanuel Gaillard (Paris-International Arbitration) published an article on "Abuse of Process in International Arbitration" in ICSID Review 2016.
United States
12 Jan 2017
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Brexit: Potential Implications For International Arbitration In London
The UK electorate's 23 June 2016 vote to leave the EU has prompted widespread debate over Brexit's various implications.
United States
25 Oct 2016
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Enforcement Of Foreign Judgments And Arbitral Awards In The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
In 2012, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia introduced a new Arbitration Law (the "Arbitration Law") which replaced the previous Arbitration Law of 1983.
Saudi Arabia
4 Oct 2016
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Introduction To The Legal System Of The Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia
Shariah law underpins the legal framework of the Kingdom. Shariah law is a set of principles derived from the Quran, the Hadith (sayings of the Prophet Mohammed) and the works of jurists and scholars.
Saudi Arabia
4 Oct 2016
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A Common Right To Arbitrate: Anti-Suit Injunctions In New York And England
An important consideration when drafting an enforceable arbitration agreement is the legal "seat," or juridical location, of the arbitration
Worldwide
27 Jul 2016
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