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Law360: International Arbitration

Latest articles for: International Arbitration

A prominent Russian businesswoman who was sentenced to more than two decades of hard labor in Kuwait for allegedly embezzling public funds has lost her $100 million arbitral claim accusing the Persian Gulf nation of orchestrating a politically motivated campaign against her.
Posted: August 16, 2022, 9:37 pm
The Atlanta International Arbitration Society wants the Eleventh Circuit not to overturn its precedent barring courts from vacating international arbitral awards rendered in the U.S. under broader domestic standards, saying its interpretation of the issue enhances the jurisdiction's appeal for international parties.
Posted: August 16, 2022, 8:12 pm
A Canadian espresso franchise operator has urged a Florida federal court not to toss its bid to enforce an $8 million arbitral award against American units of Israeli coffee chain Aroma Espresso Bar, saying the proper venue for the dispute is in the Sunshine State.
Posted: August 16, 2022, 7:58 pm
A Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday approved the Chapter 11 plan of a Massachusetts power plant owner after hearing it had resolved objections by the contractor whose arbitration award sent the company into insolvency.
Posted: August 16, 2022, 6:45 pm
A Rambo litigator is a consistently overaggressive and dishonest attorney, but the John Rambo of "First Blood," which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary, has several excellent qualities worth emulating in the legal profession, including professional competence, mental resilience and improvisational ability, says Christopher Van de Kieft at Gitlin Horn.
Posted: August 16, 2022, 4:54 pm
A New York federal judge on Monday tossed insurance giant Chubb's suit seeking the enforcement of an expert's $165 million damages calculation against the University of Ghana for defaulting on a campus development project, finding that the dispute must be arbitrated in London.
Posted: August 16, 2022, 3:03 pm
Peru has claimed a favorable ruling in its arbitration fight against an American businessman who accused the South American nation of taking bribes in exchange for oil-drilling rights, saying that arbitrators in The Hague found they do not have jurisdiction over the matter.
Posted: August 15, 2022, 9:54 pm
An international tribunal has denied Nicaragua's request to redact the names of public officials identified in a $590 million claim accusing the government of sending violent and destructive paramilitary groups to seize a foreign investor's 3,300-acre avocado plantation.
Posted: August 15, 2022, 8:27 pm
A German renewable energy investor has brought a €22 million ($22.35 million) arbitral award issued against Spain to federal court in Washington, D.C., for enforcement, as the award undergoes scrutiny from an annulment committee.
Posted: August 15, 2022, 8:02 pm
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP asked the Ninth Circuit on Monday to clarify that the firm can still raise more dismissal challenges before the trial court after losing an appeal from Jones Day this month over Orrick's refusal to provide testimony in an international arbitration hearing.
Posted: August 15, 2022, 6:12 pm