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Teamsters Canada End 1-Day Strike and Agree to Arbitration with Canadian Pacific
2/27/2015 7:41:48 AM
Description: After being on strike for one day, Teamsters Canada has agreed to return its members to work and enter formal arbitration with Canadian Pacific Railway to settle an ongoing contract dispute. The second-largest rail system in Canada is expected to be


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


JKX Oil & Gas Initiates Arbitration against Ukrainian Government
2/18/2015 2:58:35 PM
Description: Invoking the Energy Charter Treaty provisions agreed to between the United Kingdom and Ukraine, JKX Oil & Gas has filed for arbitration between itself and the Ukrainian government in its effort to recover $180 million it paid to that country in


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Continues to Support Secrecy in Iran Arbitration
1/29/2015 2:56:40 PM
Description: The details of an arbitration process between Israel and Iran that has been going on for more than two decades will remain secret for the time being, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reaffirming his belief that national security


Arbitration Initiated Against Venezuela by Harvest Natural Resources
1/24/2015 1:43:31 PM
Description: In a move that solidifies international perception of Venezuela as a poor investment risk, Harvest Natural Resources has filed a request for arbitration with the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).  The


Pennsylvania Court Workers Reach Deal with County via Binding Arbitration1591
1/17/2015 12:24:04 PM
Description: Court employees and County Commissioners in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, have agreed to a new four year contract.  The Union involved in the binding arbitration represents about 140 workers in the courts, including court reporters and


Arbitration Blocked by Federal Judge in Haitian Radio Dispute
1/17/2015 12:22:38 PM
Description: An agreement between telecommunications company Teleco and mobile phone company Haitel that required Teleco to accept payments in shares instead of cash and to resolve all disputes in binding arbitration in Bermuda cannot be enforced, according to a


Arbitrator Seeks No-Objection from Oil Ministry before Proceedings Begin
1/17/2015 12:21:45 PM
Description: Former Australian judge Michael Kirby has expressed willingness to act as lead arbitrator in a cost recovery dispute in the Indian oil field designated KG-D6.  However, because Kirby’s father once was associated with British Petroleum


Two Unions, Two Arbitration Procedures for Menlo Park Police
1/17/2015 12:18:18 PM
Description: Menlo Park, New Jersey will have two distinct arbitration procedures for its police department due to one police union’s rejection of a second union’s negotiated agreement.  As a result, the Menlo Park Police Officers' Association


New Jersey Supreme Court Finds against Arbitration Clause
10/13/2014 4:25:31 PM
Description: In the closely-watched case of Atalese v. U.S. Legal Services Group (ULSG), the New Jersey Supreme Court has found that the arbitration clause included in the contract between Patricia Atalese and ULSG is unenforceable because it did not make it