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Obama Administration Looking to Curb Mandatory Insurance Arbitration
12/24/2016 12:32:32 PM
Description: With just over a month left in office, President Obama and his administration is pressing states to curb the use of fine print arbitration clauses in contracts by insurance providers. The request comes via an insurance report recently released by


US Postal Workers Contract Arbitration Decision Expected Soon
7/19/2016 11:07:54 AM
Description: The American Postal Workers Union recently announced a contract for more than 200,000 workers could be announced in mid-July after the final arbitration session took place on May 4. The contract hearings began in February.   According to 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


Illinois Union Arbitration Bill Met with Resistance by Lawmakers
9/15/2015 11:29:49 AM
Description: An Illinois lawmaker is trying to gather 71 votes to thwart Governor Rauner. Chicago Democrat Greg Harris sponsored the measure. He and other supporters of the union arbitration bill claim that changing the Determination of Need score standards


Freeport-Cormorant Still Not Seeking Arbitration over Copper Export Halt
7/9/2014 6:06:22 PM
Description: A freeze on copper exports out of Indonesia has prompted one company – Newmont Mining Corp – to seek official arbitration with the Indonesian government, but competitor Freeport-McMoRan has opted to continue direct negotiations with the


Brilliant Resources Inc. Requests Arbitration against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea
6/16/2014 7:20:36 PM
Description: Brilliant Resources, Inc. has officially submitted a request for arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Equatorial Guinea with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).  The dispute concerns the exploration services agreement


Arbitration Clauses Survive Termination of Contract
4/23/2014 7:29:30 AM
Description:   A U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio has ruled that arbitration clauses in contracts survive the termination of that contract even if they are not specifically included in the so-called “survival clause” written into the


Renationalized Argentinian Gas Company Loses Arbitration as its Stocks Plunge
5/29/2013 2:17:49 PM
Description:   Last year, when the Argentinian government seized YPF (Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales) by purchasing a controlling 51% share, a Brazilian company compelled arbitration and won—a move that could end up costing YPF 1.6 billion


Dubai Leads the Way in Establishing Dubai Real Estate Arbitration Center
12/21/2012 5:16:42 PM
Description:   According to an October 2012 press release, the Dubai Real Estate Arbitration Center has been recently launched by the Government of Dubai Land Department (LD) in an attempt to streamline property and land disputes and avoid taking these


Some Major Points about Minor's Claims
7/2/2012 5:46:04 PM
Description: Some Major Points about Minor’s Claims   By Jon Starr   In this not so perfect world, minors (persons who are under the age of eighteen and who have not been emancipated) sustain injuries and become beneficiaries of wrongful