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Urbana Resolution Passes
4/11/2016 5:31:57 PM
Description: The city of Urbana, Illinois recently passed a resolution in support of reforming the binding arbitration process in the state. It specifically addressed public safety employees.   According the Mayor Laurel Prussing, the resolution does not


Metro Toll Headed to Arbitration against Government
3/18/2016 12:01:29 PM
Description: Metro Pacific Investments Corp. recently stated it will file an arbitration case against the government, assuming the Toll Regulatory Board will choose not to act on its petition to raise the cost of tolls. Metro president and chief executive


New Dispute Resolution Option Available for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Lenders in Loan Buybacks
2/13/2016 4:46:07 PM
Description: Lenders will not be given the option of filing an appeal with an independent arbitrator if they are fighting demands to repurchase problem loans that were sold to government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. The announcement


Attorney Appointed in Iran and Israel Oil Dispute
2/6/2016 12:03:36 PM
Description: Attorney Alex Hertman will serve as Israel’s arbitrator in the lawsuit between Israel and Iran, in which Iran claims billions of dollars from the Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company partnership. Hertman has previously criticized Iran and been


EOS Cosmetics Company Facing Accusations of Misrepresenting Products
1/22/2016 5:47:38 PM
Description: Evolution of Smooth, better known as EOS, a company known for its unorthodox packaging of lip and other skincare products is facing accusations it misrepresented its lip balm’s benefits to consumers. Furthermore, many users of the product


Nurses and Healthcare Employer Headed to Mediation
12/23/2015 6:25:51 PM
Description: The eight month strike by the home care nurses in Niagara and Norfolk will soon come to an end as the company and union head to binding arbitration. Both sides have agreed to abide by the process, regardless of who the outcome favors.   The


Lockport, New York Firefighters Dispute Will Be Settled Through Arbitration
12/5/2015 12:38:54 PM
Description: The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court recently ruled unanimously that the courts should not be responsible for settling disputes between public employee unions and government. This entitles Lockport, New York firefighters to arbitration


Metro Pacific Preparing for Two Arbitration Hearings
11/21/2015 12:05:01 PM
Description: Metro Pacific Investments Corp. is contemplating an arbitration cases against the Filipino government for non-implementation of tariff adjustments on two toll roads under the supplemental toll operation agreement. The roads in question include the


METRO Pacific Investments Corp. Planning on Arbitration to End Dispute
10/12/2015 10:42:32 PM
Description: There is a chance METRO Pacific Investments Corporation (MPIC) will move forward with plans to arbitrate its dispute with the government over the inaction concerning the company’s delayed toll rate petitions. MPIC has accused the government of


Ipso Considering Pilot Arbitration Process
10/6/2015 2:26:43 PM
Description: The Independent Press Standards Organization (IPSO) is determining whether or not to create a pilot arbitration service.  The organization recently held a board meeting and discussed the results of public consultation.  The addition of