Supreme Court to Influence Elections

Supreme Court to Influence Elections

Monday, January 11, 2016, marks the beginning of the United States Supreme Court’s new year, and, with 2016 being an election year, decisions rendered by the Court could have an impact in the political realm. The Court has a controversial docket in the coming year, including cases on abortion, affirmative action, contraceptives, immigration, labor unions, and voting rights. […]

ICC Announcement on Shift in Arbitration Policy

ICC Announcement on Shift in Arbitration Policy

On Jan. 5, 2016, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) announced two recent decisions aimed at promoting transparency and efficiency, suggesting a shift in arbitration policy. These decisions come as the ICC adds two new officials to its ranks. From Dubai, H.E. Hamad Buamim, president and CEO of Dubai Chamber, has retained the position of […]

Enforcement and Recognition of International Arbitration Awards

Enforcement and Recognition of International Arbitration Awards

As of Oct. 28, 2015, the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitron Awards (1958) had 156 Contracting States, making it the source of the “most successful international agreements presently in force.” Perhaps aligned with the recent three-part series on the arbitration process in the United States published by the New York […]

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