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Emerald Aero LLC v. Kaplan

An arbitration clause that states each party gives up the right to discovery and appeal does not waive the right to a judicial review of the arbitration award on the limited grounds available under the Federal Arbitration Act or the California Arbitration Act, nor does it waive the right to appeal from a judgment confirming or vacating the arbitration award.  135 more words


Farrar v. Direct Commerce, Inc.

An arbitration clause in a high executive’s employment contract was enforceable after severance of its single unconscionable provision exempting from arbitration any claim for breach by the employee of the employer’s confidentiality agreement.  152 more words

Labor & Employment

How to Prepare for Large Group Mediations

There have been many articles written about mediation and what clients should do to prepare for their first mediation session. These activities including being on time, speaking to your mediator before hand, and even bringing snacks to the meeting. 358 more words


Audio: Settlement and Management of International Maritime Disputes in Asia

Earlier this month we hosted a discussion of maritime disputes in Asia, including the South China Sea arbitration, by Professor Mariko Kawano of Waseda University in Japan. 17 more words


ECC Capital Corp. v. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

A trial court may not vacate an arbitration award for the arbitrator’s failure to disclose a possible ground for disqualification unless it is shown that the arbitrator actually knew (not merely should have known) of the undisclosed ground for disqualification.  312 more words