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|Oil and Gas Lease Provisions - Arbitration Clause|
John K. Keller, Sean M. Kohl, Timothy B. McGranor; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
March 10, 2014, previously published on March 6, 2014Two appellate cases were recently decided by the Seventh District Court of Appeals enforcing arbitration clauses within oil and gas leases. There are two major questions Ohio courts must answer when they evaluate arbitration clauses and their applicability to disputes involving parties to an oil...
|Arbitration in Japan: Grasping the Nettle?|
Damian Watkin; Jones Day;
March 7, 2014, previously published on March 2014International arbitration remains a boon for Asia, and far from resting on its laurels, the region has responded impressively by effecting myriad measures that will ensure the strong momentum is maintained for the foreseeable future.
|Electronic Court Information System to be Established in Azerbaijan|
Dentons Canada LLP;
March 7, 2014, previously published on February 27, 2014On February 13, 2014, with the stated objectives to ensure transparency in the justice system, to increase the effectiveness of the protection of human rights and freedoms and to speed up the process for the application of modern information technologies, the President of Azerbaijan signed an Order...
|Signed Admission Agreement? Check...Binding Upon Resident? Check...|
Courtney Blowers; Weltman Weinberg Reis Co. L.P.A.;
March 6, 2014, previously published on February 24, 2014Upon being admitted to a nursing facility, oftentimes a person's medical condition makes it difficult or impossible for him or her to sign an admission agreement and accompanying documents.
|California's Gentry Rule under Challenge|
John F. Allgood; Ford & Harrison LLP;
March 5, 2014, previously published on March 3, 2014Executive Summary: The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated the decision of a California state court, which held that a trial court should apply the factors set out in the California Supreme Court's 2007 decision in Gentry v. Superior Court to determine whether a pre-employment arbitration agreement...
|Shareholders’ Disputes, Windings-up of Solvent Companies and Section 182 Dispositions|
Justine T. K. Lau, Richard M. Tollan; Mayer Brown JSM;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 21, 2014Did you know that dispositions of property of a solvent company made after the commencement of a winding-up will unlikely be disturbed unless it can be demonstrated that the disposition is not in the interests of the company?
|Arbitration Opinions Involving the Federal Arbitration Act|
Steven P. Bristol; Hall Booth Smith, P.C.;
February 25, 2014, previously published on February 17, 2014Three recent Court of Appeals of Georgia opinions discuss the impact of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. § 1 et seq., on disputes in Georgia. These cases further demonstrate that disputes arising from arbitration agreements governed by the FAA are much more likely to...
|Family Arbitration to Take Centre Stage|
Withers Bergman LLP/Withers LLP;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 20, 201418 months after inception, Family Arbitration is now firmly up and running in England and Wales. Suzanne Kingston MCIArb, who was instrumental in setting up the scheme and one of the trainers of the new team of Family Arbitrators, has seen an increase in enquiries about this innovative form of...
|IBM Wins first New gTLD URS Case|
Martin Henshall; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
February 24, 2014, previously published on February 17, 2014IBM has been successful in the first ever decision under the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) system against domain names registered using new top level domains.
|Application of Model Clauses for Arbitration Agreement, Agreement on Preliminary Proceedings and the Procedural Options of the Parties|
Josie Chen; Lee Tsai Partners Attorneys-at-Law;
February 24, 2014Application of model clauses for arbitration agreement, agreement on preliminary proceedings and the procedural options of the parties