“Third Circuit Holds That Non-Signatory Medical Practices Were Bound by Arbitration Agreements Entered Into by Practices’ Purchasing Agents”

In this article available on Lexology, Christina LaBruno of Gibbons discusses the Third Circuit’s decision in In re Rotavirus Vaccines Antitrust Litigation, holding that medical practices’ antitrust claims against a pharmaceutical company were subject to arbitration by virtue of an agreement signed by its purchasing agents. The Third Circuit rejected the lower court’s view thatContinue reading ““Third Circuit Holds That Non-Signatory Medical Practices Were Bound by Arbitration Agreements Entered Into by Practices’ Purchasing Agents””

“The Ninth Circuit Refuses to Pinion the Wings of Arbitral Subpoenas”

William Russell of Reed Smith has authored this article, available at Lexology, discussing the Ninth Circuit’s recent decision in Jones Day v. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP. The panel reversed a lower court determination which had interpreted a venue statute restrictively to limit a court’s ability to compel witness attendance pursuant to an arbitrator’s subpoena. AsContinue reading ““The Ninth Circuit Refuses to Pinion the Wings of Arbitral Subpoenas””

“Second Circuit Clarifies Standard for Attachment in Aid of Arbitration”

Much of the case law surrounding arbitration involves the appropriate allocation of responsibilities between courts and arbitrators. This recent JD Supra article by James Newland and Owen Wolfe at Seyfarth Shaw addresses the role played by the courts in entertaining a party’s request for an attachment in aid of an international arbitration. The opinion inContinue reading ““Second Circuit Clarifies Standard for Attachment in Aid of Arbitration””