A bid to vacate a $9 million costs award issued in a dispute over a $200 million investment deal involving a Chinese real estate developer is a "Hail Mary" based on a "fictitious" account of the underlying arbitration, a pair of venture capital funds argued in California federal court.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday that Manchester City’s appeal of a Union of European Football Associations decision to initiate a probe of potential finance rule violations must be dismissed, as the club was attempting to challenge a a ruling not yet final.
Hong Kong's Justice Secretary Teresa Cheng, a former chair of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, was injured on Thursday after falling while surrounded by protesters in London, where she had been slated to give a speech on the evolution of investor-state arbitration.
The European Union hit Colombia with a World Trade Organization complaint Friday, saying that the country is unfairly imposing anti-dumping duties on frozen French fried potatoes from Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.
The European Commission said Friday it will give U.K.-based clearinghouses more time to seek to continue serving European Union markets if Britain leaves the bloc at the end of January.
A Manhattan federal judge waived off a bid to stall discovery in fraud litigation brought by owners of luxury hotel units in Panama after they argued that President Donald Trump's management companies had violated a previously-agreed-upon pause.
Romania has asked a D.C. federal judge to stay his confirmation of a $330 million arbitral award against the country until Bucharest's appeal is decided.
The Hong Kong arm of AIG urged a Florida federal court on Thursday to sanction a zip line operator for filing "frivolous" litigation centering on whether a yearslong dispute over coverage for a $66.5 million personal injury award must be arbitrated or litigated.
Hungary was ordered Wednesday to pay €7.15 million ($7.9 million) to a British agricultural company that claimed its leasing rights to state-owned farmland had been expropriated, after an international tribunal rejected arguments that the claim was barred under European Union law.
The city of Almaty, Kazakhstan, and one of the country’s banks are urging a New York federal court not to dismiss their suit accusing Felix Sater and others of helping to launder about $440 million.
The European Commission took steps Thursday toward taking the U.K. to court over its refusal to nominate a new commissioner to serve in Brussels, saying the country still has to live up to its obligations after its exit from the European Union was delayed again in October.
Gambia has initiated an unusual claim against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice that seeks to hold the southeast Asian nation accountable for alleged genocide against the Rohingya, its Muslim minority population.
Ukraine is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether it has sovereign immunity in litigation filed by the Russian energy company PAO Tatneft to enforce a $112 million arbitral award, arguing that a lower court has made it "open season on sovereigns" in the District of Columbia.
The former head coach of Nike's now-defunct professional long-distance running program and a sports doctor associated with the project have appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over the four-year suspensions issued against them by the American Arbitration Association.
Chubb’s choice of arbitrator in a Deepwater Horizon dispute didn't put Halliburton at a disadvantage, the insurer told the U.K.’s top court on Wednesday in a closely watched case that could clarify the test for apparent bias in arbitration.
The Bank of England’s regulatory arm has warned insurers to seek legal advice after France rejected a proposal that would see cross-border insurance claims continue to be paid if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a deal or transition period.
A Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday backed up The Boeing Co. in a suit against its Ukrainian partners in a defunct satellite launching project, affirming a $200 million judgment and ending nearly a decade of litigation that stretched across the U.S., Sweden, Russia and the U.K.
A Florida company has failed to remove an Argentine panelist weighing whether to revive the firm's expropriation claim against Uruguay after his colleagues rejected accusations he showed a "lack of candor" for wrongly withholding pertinent information during a separate disqualification bid.
IndiGo cofounder Rakesh Gangwal, embroiled in a power struggle for control of the low-cost Indian airline, has urged a Florida federal court to reject his partner’s bid to retrieve documents for use in a separate case claiming Gangwal violated a shareholders’ agreement between the two.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will “substantially” raise tariffs on Chinese imports if the U.S. and Beijing are unable to finalize the details of an early-phase trade deal that the two governments unveiled a month ago.
Oil services company Halliburton told the U.K.’s highest court on Tuesday that the failure by an arbitrator appointed by insurer Chubb to disclose his involvement in multiple proceedings connected to the Deepwater Horizon disaster robbed Halliburton of its right to impartial arbitration.
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Litigation filed by Venezuela's state-owned oil company to invalidate $1.68 billion worth of government bonds due to mature next year is "highly unlikely" to succeed, because payments were made on the bonds as recently as April, the trustee and collateral agent have told a New York federal court.
Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP has gained a former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP attorney who specializes in handling cross-border disputes for clients in the Middle East.
A court in Belgium will consider over three days of hearings next week Kazakhstan's allegations that a half-billion arbitral award issued to two Moldovan oil and gas investors was procured by fraud days after the country submitted evidence that it says proves that the investors concealed facts from their auditors.
As Texas and other states review their judicial election processes, they would be well served by taking guidance from Massachusetts' Governor’s Council system, which protects the judiciary from the hazards of campaigning, says Richard Baker of New England Intellectual Property.
Reading Jeffrey Rosen’s "Conversations With RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law" is like eavesdropping on the author and his subject while they discuss how the restrained judicial minimalist became the fiery leader of the opposition, says Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown.
The Second Circuit's nonparty jurisdictional criteria for Section 1782 discovery purposes in a foreign proceeding — laid out in its recent Application of Antonio Del Valle Ruiz decision — is murky, difficult to apply and inequitable; I propose a simpler, fairer test, says Gilbert Samberg of Mintz.
Replacing hourly billing with flat-fee arrangements, especially for appellate work, will leave attorneys feeling free to spend as much time as necessary to produce their highest quality work, says Lawrence Ebner of Capital Appellate Advocacy.
Although the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended to provide a uniform standard of culpability for spoliation, cases with similar facts are still reaching differing results because the rule does not specify how a court should evaluate a party's intent, say attorneys at Pepper Hamilton.
As Kenya begins to commercialize its oil reserves, it has created a new Energy and Petroleum Tribunal that offers a dispute resolution process combining elements of arbitration and litigation, says attorney Aaron Koenck.
Requests for proposals, the standard tool of companies evaluating law firms, are becoming better suited to the legal industry, says Matthew Prinn of RFP Advisory Group.
My parents' contentious, drawn-out divorce was one of the worst experiences of my life. But it taught me how to be resilient — and ultimately led me to leave corporate litigation for a career in family law, helping other families during their own difficult times, says Sheryl Seiden of Seiden Family Law.
We reviewed 177 law firm partners' job changes from the last seven years and discovered some migration patterns and gender dynamics, say James Bailey of the George Washington University School of Business and Jane Azzinaro of Cognizant.
Admitting to imperfection is an elusive construct in the legal industry, but addressing this roadblock by capitalizing on vulnerabilities can increase personal and professional power, says life coach and attorney Julie Krolczyk.
Based on an analysis adjusting BigLaw operating income and revenue to account for equity partners and taxes, the profitability of firms is lower than commonly thought, says Madhav Srinivasan at Hunton.
Although it could be interpreted as going too far, the Eleventh Circuit's recent sanctions award in Inversiones v. Del Monte serves as a stern reminder that when parties choose binding arbitration, they agree to forgo litigation altogether, say Jose Ferrer and Anthony Sirven of Bilzin Sumberg.
The International Chamber of Commerce's arbitration award in ConocoPhillips v. CVP is instructive on how governing law impacts a force majeure provision, say attorneys with Thompson & Knight.
As shown by recent case law, including a New Jersey federal court holding last month in Valsartan Products Liability Litigation, there is no "shifting tide" in favor of disclosing litigation funding arrangements, say Matthew Harrison and Stephanie Southwick of Bentham IMF.
While artificial intelligence has already revolutionized the e-discovery field, the development of emotionally intelligent AI promises to explore data in an even more nuanced and human way, thereby further reducing the burden on legal teams, say Lisa Prowse and Brian Schrader at e-discovery services provider BIA.