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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


More Wealthy Couples Are Turning to Arbitration to Settle Divorce Disputes: Here’s Why…
12/24/2012 9:33:59 PM
Description:   Divorce arbitration has a lot of benefits for wealthy couples, not the least of which is confidentiality.  Taking your “dirty laundry” to be aired publically before divorce courts is not something that many couples are


A Legal History of Work Place Arbitration: The Gilmer and Circuit City Precedents
12/19/2012 8:24:04 PM
Description:   In 1925, Congress passed the first Federal Arbitration Act, requiring judicial enforcement of arbitration agreements between commercial enterprises and their employees.  In the wake of this legislation, arbitration became a method some


Ten Steps to Effective Arbitration Advocacy
9/20/2012 3:38:39 PM
Description: Ten Steps to Effective Arbitration  Advocacy By Amy Lieberman   Whether you regularly represent clients in arbitration, or only rarely,  these ten steps will vastly increase your effectiveness as an


Delaware Commercial Arbitration Court Shut Down
9/7/2012 9:30:56 AM
Description: Delaware is shutting down what might be called a semi-official commercial arbitration court. Despite the fact that Delaware's judges are known around the U.S. and even the world for their knowledge in business matters, its


Federal Arbitration Act vs. Antitrust Laws in AmEx Case
5/31/2012 9:13:59 AM
Description: In the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals, a panel of two judges shot down American Express' enforcement of arbitration clauses in light of an antitrust lawsuit. This has stirred up a hornet's nest of controversy about the authority of the Federal


What is Arbitration?
5/18/2012 8:01:00 AM
Description: What is Arbitration?     There are situations that require a binding decision – either from a court - or an arbitrator.   Most people are familiar with a court proceeding, so it begs the question… What is


Arbitration Overview
4/4/2012 5:23:26 PM
Description: Arbitration Primer ©2012 Judy Larkins of USADR, Inc. Arbitration Overview There are situations that require a binding decision – either from a court - or an arbitrator.   Most people are familiar with a court proceeding,


Los Angeles Dodgers Hires Baseball Arbitration Expert
10/5/2011 10:49:46 AM
Description: Experts in baseball arbitration are an important element of today's Major League sports scene, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are no exception to the rule.  Entering the off-season now, the team is without Kim Ng, who has served in positions such


Federal Arbitration Law May Not Suit Charlie Sheen
4/26/2011 2:53:13 AM
Description: Charlie Sheen may encounter federal arbitration laws in his dispute with Warner Brothers Television.  Sheen's preference is to use the courts to litigate his contract issues with the owners of his former television show, "Two and a Half Men."