Law360: International Arbitration
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Crowell & Moring LLP has asked a D.C. federal judge to dismiss an attempt by Walgreens to vacate a $642 million arbitration award the firm won for insurance giant Humana, saying the pharmacy chain should have raised its issues with the arbitrator in the underlying action, but chose not to in a failed "tactical choice."
Posted: October 3, 2023, 4:41 pm
A spokesperson for Quinn Emanuel told Law360 Pulse on Monday that the firm is applying to open an office in Singapore, becoming the latest in a string of international firms to set their eyes on the nation and its economic potential.
Posted: October 3, 2023, 3:30 pm
A Malaysian power company says it has defeated nearly $400 million in claims brought against it by the state-owned Algerian Energy Co. SPA following a dispute over a desalination plant in northwest Algeria.
Posted: October 2, 2023, 9:25 pm
A construction firm chasing down judgments totaling more than $1 billion against the Republic of the Congo fought the country's bid to toss the amended litigation that seeks to seize a Trump Tower condominium purchased with allegedly embezzled funds, asserting the New York federal court suit "more than sufficiently" connects the property purchase to the republic.
Posted: October 2, 2023, 7:55 pm
The Fifth Circuit’s recent Malik v. Department of Homeland Security decision adds to the chorus of federal courts holding that border agents don’t need a warrant to search travelers’ electronic devices, so attorneys should consider certain special precautions to secure privileged information when reentering the U.S., says Jennifer Freel at Jackson Walker.
Posted: October 2, 2023, 6:05 pm
Cooley LLP boosted its London arbitration team Monday with the arrival of a new global chair from rival firm Jenner & Block LLP in a bid to bolster its strength in international disputes — and the firm has its eyes on further hires.
Posted: October 2, 2023, 4:35 pm
Mozambique's last-minute settlement with UBS over a $2 billion corruption scandal delayed the start of a massive fraud trial Monday as a London judge said that its effect on the sprawling civil litigation was "not the simplest."
Posted: October 2, 2023, 12:24 pm
The attorneys chosen as Law360's 2023 MVPs have distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.
Posted: October 1, 2023, 9:03 pm
British spirits company Diageo on Thursday countersued Sean "Diddy" Combs in New York state court over the musician and entrepreneur's accusation that racism influenced the marketing and stunted the growth of his tequila and vodka brands, alleging that Combs has long leveraged allegations of racial animus to extort Diageo.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 8:48 pm
A North Carolina chemical manufacturer has agreed to pay the government more than $218 million in a nonprosecution agreement to resolve allegations that it bribed foreign officials for business at state-owned oil refineries, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 8:46 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court justices return to the bench on Monday for a new term sure to have an impact, with issues ranging from gun ownership rights in domestic violence cases to the legality of administrative courts and the First Amendment implications of public officials blocking critics on social media.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 7:52 pm
The crowdfunding of legal fees has become increasingly common, providing a new way for people to afford legal services, but attorneys who accept crowdsourced funds must remember several key ethical obligations to mitigate their risks, say Hilary Gerzhoy and Julienne Pasichow at HWG.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 4:46 pm
A Seattle lawyer told a California federal court that it can't order him to pay Chevron more than a quarter-million dollars in attorney fees for concocting a fake news article during an $18 billion arbitration fight, saying the case is already closed, among other reasons.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 4:01 pm
After methodically amassing U.S. Supreme Court victories against agency enforcers and regulators, a legal crusade against "administrative state" powers is poised to parlay piecemeal wins into a climactic conquest during the high court's new term, which is already teeming with anti-agency cases.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 3:29 pm
A group of insurers cannot force a Louisiana property owner to arbitrate its dispute over coverage for $11 million in Hurricane Ida damages, a New York federal court ruled, finding that the state's insurance law supersedes the Federal Arbitration Act and an international treaty governing disputes involving foreign parties.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 2:41 pm
Squire Patton Boggs LLP has burnished its international arbitration practice in Paris with the appointment of a new counsel with 12 years of experience, in a move that builds up its in-demand Latin American arbitration skills.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 2:23 pm
Solo practitioner Howard Bashman had almost given up all hope on his goal of arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court, but then the justices agreed in March to hear an admiralty law case over choice-of-law provisions in which he represents a yacht owner challenging the denial of an insurance claim.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 12:06 pm
The U.S. Supreme Court will tackle a variety of questions in the first half of its 2023 term that will have a broad impact on federal regulators' power and the authority of courts to intercede in major aspects of American life.
Posted: September 29, 2023, 11:43 am
The son of a prominent Panamanian bank founder on Wednesday asked a Florida federal judge to enforce a $135 million arbitral award he obtained against his brother in a Jewish court in Miami over an inheritance dispute following their father's death.
Posted: September 28, 2023, 9:35 pm
A designer whose credits include the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York has urged a federal court to enforce a nearly $5.7 million final arbitral award in a dispute with the son of Chinese billionaires over a soured contract to create sports-themed video games.
Posted: September 28, 2023, 9:09 pm