Several years ago, I was giving a CLE presentation on confirming and attacking arbitration awards in court. With me was in-house counsel for a prominent local corporation. When I got to the part about overturning arbitration awards in court, he piped up and said something like, “This is going to go on for a while. … Continue reading Courts’ Review of Arbitration Awards: What It Means for You
As mentioned in an earlier article in this series 1, arbitration of cross-border disputes has many advantages. Surprisingly, foreign courts are more likely to enforce arbitration awards from another country than court judgments. This is because several international treaties provide for such enforcement. Apprehension about an unfamiliar court system may make arbitration more attractive to … Continue reading Embracing International Arbitration: California Acts. Other States Should, Too.
Minnesota CLE will be presenting two webcasts I am honored to be part of. Here is how MN CLE describes them: Arbitration Advocacy Webcast Package In this package, learn top tips for arbitration advocacy in the commercial setting from two experienced arbitrators and ABA authors, David Allgeyer and Harrie Samaras. David and Harrie will focus … Continue reading Webcast series from Minnesota CLE, August 16 and 17
Fair disposition of a dispute often requires studying key documents to understand the facts and circumstances of the dispute. In litigation, you can use the rules to subpoena documents from non-parties before the trial, although the procedure can be somewhat complicated when the non-party is in a different jurisdiction. Then, you may have to get … Continue reading Subpoenaing Discovery Documents in Arbitration? Plan Ahead.
We recently completed two nationwide webcasts sponsored by the American Bar Association’s IP Section and other sections. The webcasts were presented by two other ABA book authors, Harrie Samaras and David Newman, and me. Here is link to the ABA site to get the programs and a deal on the books: https://shop.americanbar.org/eBus/Default.aspx?TabID=1538&productId=309689703 Here is … Continue reading Arbitration Webcasts through ABA
Arbitration is designed to be faster and less expensive than court. It can be both those things because the procedure is limited. The parties have contracted to have their dispute decided by a single arbitrator or panel of arbitrators and to abide by the decision. Unless they have contracted for an arbitral appeal, the post-hearing … Continue reading Courts to Lawyers: We Mean It. Stop Making Baseless Attacks on Commercial Arbitration Awards.
Please join me for part two of this webinar announced by the ABA as follows: ABA-IPL Books Webinar Two-Part Series Your opportunity to hear from these distinguished IP attorneys and authors, as they bring alive selected topics from their new books: • Key strategies and practice tips for arbitrating commercial disputes, including patent and technology … Continue reading ABA Arbitration Webinar, part 2. Please join me!
On March 14 it was my honor to present at an ABA Webinar with two other ABA authors Harrie Samaras and David Newman. The program is the first of a two part series and is entitled: ABA-IPL Books Two-Part Webinar Series: Setting the Stage for a Successful Commercial Arbitration (Part I). Copies of the … Continue reading Arbitration Webinar Available from ABA
The ABA-IPL Section has just made the following announcement. ABA members, please join us for these webinars, March 14 noon Central and April 12 noon Central time: Join our IP authors and speakers, David Allgeyer, David Newman, and Harrie Samaras for an ABA-IPL Books Webinar two-part series, presenting the latest insight into disputing contracts involving … Continue reading ABA Webinars focusing on arbitration
Judges and arbitrators are in the information business. They want to get the decision right. And they need information to make the right decision. Usually, the information is provided by the parties in a closed system. Only the record counts. But sometimes the information provided isn’t enough, and the decision maker knows it. It is … Continue reading Judges, Arbitrators, and the Internet