Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

Airbnb Arbitration Clause Upheld by D.C. Judge

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, a decision by Judge Christopher Cooper, for the D.C. United States District Court, upheld Airbnb’s arbitration clause. The case addressed the issue of whether Airbnb’s sign-up procedure sufficiently notifies its users of the terms and conditions of membership, specifically the organization’s dispute resolution process. What this means, for those renting […]

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 […]