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New Arbitration Center in the British Virgin Islands Opens Its Doors
12/24/2016 12:27:18 PM
Description: The British Virgin Islands now offers a new option for businesses to resolve disputes peacefully and without the expense or frustration of a trial. The British Virgin Islands new arbitration center is formally open for business and many of the

International Arbitration Partners Join Firm of K&L Gates
11/23/2016 5:04:53 PM
Description: Recently, two international arbitration partners from Cozen O’Connor joined K&L Gates.  They opted for a larger global platform, which allows K&L to fill in a gap in its international arbitration practice. According to a release

Philippine Leader Questions Arbitration Ruling
11/6/2016 10:33:22 AM
Description: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte recently stated he plans to raise a controversial arbitration ruling on the South China Sea with leaders of China. Duterte also vowed he will not surrender to any sovereignty or deviate from the July award given

Chicago Arbitration Pilot Project Will Be Permanent
11/6/2016 10:32:45 AM
Description: Originally planned as a two year pilot program, the mandatory arbitration for lower-value Law Division cases in Cook County Circuit Court will now be permanent as of October 1, 2016. The Illinois Supreme Court gave the official permanent approval

Rent-A-Center Dispute Headed to Arbitration
9/21/2016 11:25:25 PM
Description: The lawsuit filed against retailer Rent-A-Center in connection with a dispute between an employee of the company and two customers will now proceed to arbitration. The decision was made by the Court of Appeals for the Ninth District of Texas at

South Sudan Headed to Court of Sport Arbitration
8/11/2016 5:44:59 PM
Description: An Olympic games already marred by issues of cheating will have another case head to the Court of Sport Arbitration. The recent legal challenge arose after a South Sudanese athlete was banned from the country’s Olympic

Bali Slated to Host International Conference on Arbitration
8/11/2016 5:44:08 PM
Description: Bali will be the site of the 2016 conference for the Asia-Pacific Regional Arbitration Group this October. The conference is hosted by the Indonesian National Board of Arbitration and it will be the first time the group conference occurs in

Hannah Montana Dispute Confusing Many
5/23/2016 3:55:45 PM
Description: Typical Hollywood disputes are settled behind closed doors. Arbitration is the most frequent tool actors and directors use to keep disputes out of the public eye and most of the time these disputes are settled without the public ever really knowing

Religious Arbitration Can Backfire
11/13/2015 6:32:37 PM
Description: Arbitration has taken some hits lately, especially regarding mandatory clauses that relate to consumer manners. That’s not the only arena in which the practice has come under scrutiny though. In consumer cases, it seems arbitrators that

India Amending Arbitration Laws to Attract International Business
2/18/2015 2:59:31 PM
Description: India has set a plan in motion to revise its laws governing arbitration in a bid to create a friendlier environment for international investment. The proposed revisions would set time limits for court cases and simplifying court rules and