July 9, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued a ruling Tuesday awarding Bangladesh more than 9,700 square miles in the Bay of Bengal, ending a maritime dispute with India that has spanned more than three decades. Bangladesh initiated the arbitral proceedings against India, pursuant to ...[read more]
April 11, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
Judge William Pauley of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a class action lawsuit on Thursday against American Express, Citigroup and Discover Financial Services that alleged the three credit card issuers violated the Sherman Antitrust Act by colluding to require ...[read more]
March 24, 2014
by Jason Kellam
JURIST Guest Columnist Rae Vann of Norris, Tysse, Lampley & Lakis discusses CarMax v. Fowler and the Federal Arbitration Act...It is now well settled that the use of mandatory arbitration in the employment context is legally permissible. In fact, many would say that the Federal Arbitration Act ...[read more]
March 24, 2014
by Addison Morris
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision regarding Delaware's state-funded arbitration for business disputes. The lower court held that the provision that allows confidential judge-run arbitration hearings violates the First Amendment ...[read more]
March 5, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
The US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday in BG Group v. Republic of Argentina, an international arbitration case that raises the question of whether, in disputes involving a multi-staged dispute resolution process, a court or the arbitrator determines whether a precondition to arbitration has ...[read more]
December 4, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Wednesday ruled that employers can require their employees to sign an arbitration agreement prohibiting them to pursue claims in courts or in a class action. The ruling overturned a prior decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) which ...[read more]
October 24, 2013
by Sung Un Kim
The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Wednesday ruled that restriction of public access to Delaware's government-sponsored arbitration hearings is unconstitutional. The Court, in affirming the district court's ruling, held that the provision that allows confidential judge-run ...[read more]
September 6, 2013
by Peter Snyder
The US Civilian Board of Contract Appeals has ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)to pay the City of New Orleans $10.8 million in connection to Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The decision, issued last week, comes in response to a June 2012 request for arbitration by the City of New ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
Although the ICC's name implies exclusivity, it is one of many international criminal tribunals. Several permanent international tribunals dealing in civil matters have also developed, ranging from the Permanent Court of Arbitration to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to the World ...[read more]
June 29, 2013
by Adiah Oreyomi
On June 29, 2006, South Korea's Constitutional Court struck down the Newspaper Law and the Press Arbitration Law as unconstitutional. The effects of each law would have been to place restrictions on the circulation of three conservation daily newspapers and to give the government authority to ...[read more]

Support JURIST

We rely on our readers to keep JURIST running

 Donate now!

© Copyright JURIST Legal News and Research Services, Inc., 2013.