“Is Arbitration Ever Time-Barred?”

In Park Plus, Inc. v. Palisades of Towson, LLC, the Maryland Court of Appeals held that a motion to compel arbitration under the Maryland Uniform Arbitration Act is not subject to a statute of limitations applicable to a “civil action at law.” Acknowledging that an “arbitrator may still decide that [the claimant’s] substantive claim isContinue reading ““Is Arbitration Ever Time-Barred?””

“District court confirms arbitral award despite arbitrator decision to deny discovery and evidentiary hearing”

David Zaslowsky and Jacob Kaplan have this article, available in Lexology, discussing the opinion issued by the Southern District of New York in 245 Park Member LLC v. HNA Group (International) Company Limited. As the article explains, the court confirmed an arbitration award that entered over protests that the proceeding was unfair due to theContinue reading ““District court confirms arbitral award despite arbitrator decision to deny discovery and evidentiary hearing””

“Seventh Circuit Denies Request To Compel Arbitration In Trade Secret Misappropriation Dispute”

Peter Lubin and Patrick Austermuehle have this article, published in Mondaq, discussing the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision in CCC Intelligent Solutions Inc. v. Tractable Inc., in which the court refused to permit a company known as Tractable to invoke the arbitration provision contained in a software license agreement between Tractable’s employee using a fictitious nameContinue reading ““Seventh Circuit Denies Request To Compel Arbitration In Trade Secret Misappropriation Dispute””

“Divided En Banc Court Holds Arbitrators Must Decide Arbitrability When Arbitration Agreement Incorporates AAA Rules”

Prestonwood Tradition, LP v. Jennings is a fascinating 7-6 decision recently issued by an en banc panel of a Texas appellate court. Robert Fountain of Carrington Coleman summarizes the competing majority and dissenting opinions in this article available at JD Supra. The issue before the court is one that often is litigated: when parties disagreeContinue reading ““Divided En Banc Court Holds Arbitrators Must Decide Arbitrability When Arbitration Agreement Incorporates AAA Rules””