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“Litigate or Arbitrate” Is a False Dichotomy

In-house counsel who bring open minds to managing their companies’ dispute resolution processes can save their clients considerable time and […]

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Examining New Workplace Accommodation Laws on Pregnancy, Religion, and Disability

Last year saw several changes to workplace accommodation laws, case law, and regulations. Three areas were front and center: Pregnancy, […]

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How Has Mass Arbitration Evolved and Where Is It Going?

Mass arbitration has evolved as a way of resolving a large number of individual claims. New technological enhancements and tools are emerging.


Supreme Court Hears Employee Arbitration Cases

With the recent addition of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the bench, employers are expected to prevail in the trio of […]

Administrative Review Council Adds Value to Arbitration

Sometimes parties to an arbitration have disagreements about administrative matters pertaining to the arbitration itself, such as whether the filing […]

Big Payday For U.S. Law Firms That Handled Russia-Yukos Oil Arbitration

Some see arbitration as a streamlined, more cost-effective conflict resolution method, but this week’s $50 billion arbitration award in a […]

In-House Counsel’s Guide To International Arbitration

The International Chamber of Commere (ICC) has published a practical guide to international arbitration. An update from Sidley Austin LLP […]

To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate?

Arbitration clauses are often included in contracts without full understanding or based on assumptions that may not be true. In […]

Supreme Court Decisions Make Arbitration Compulsory

In a trio of decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court has outlined a mechanism that could eviscerate commercial as well as […]

New Commercial Arbitration Rules Provide Predictability

In 2013, the American Arbitration Association introduced two new sets of rules that apply to commercial arbitration disputes. The AAA […]

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