Monday, April 22, 2013
In another example of how difficult it is to overturn an arbitration award in federal court, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed and remanded a vacatur. West Short of Georgetown represents the defendants in the disputed video game licensing case.
Monday, March 4, 2013
The international scope of energy transactions commonly leads parties to incorporate arbitration as their method of dispute resolution. When the arbitration concludes, the award does not always lead to final resolution, writes Benjamin Escobar.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Monday, December 3, 2012
Now that the Texas Supreme Court has approved agreements to resolve disputes at the courthouse but without a jury, in-house counsel for Texas employers should consider whether their clients should use jury waivers instead of arbitration agreements to resolve disputes with employees, write Russell D. Cawyer and Ezra R. Kuenzi.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
While the rules for compelling or avoiding arbitration are clearly defined for a variety of civil practice areas, the scope of alternative dispute resolution is much less clear in probate law. Is an arbitration clause in a trust enforceable? That question is front and center in Hal Rachal Jr. v. John W. Reitz, a case of first impression argued Nov 7. before the Texas Supreme Court.