The US IA Digest collects in one place important decisions on US international arbitration case law issued since January 1, 2016, compiled and organized into categories that are most relevant and useful to practitioners and other interested parties. The Digest will be updated on a rolling basis as new decisions are issued.
Court of appeals affirmed district court’s order confirming arbitration award relating to guarantee agreements, finding that the tribunal did not manifestly disregard the law.
Court of appeals affirmed district court’s order confirming arbitration award relating to a placement agreement, finding that the arbitrator did not engage in misconduct.
Court declined to adopt magistrate judge’s findings and recommendation to grant defendant’s motion to compel arbitration, finding that defendant waived its right to arbitration.
Goldgroup Resources, Inc. v. DynaResource de Mexico, S.A. de C.V., No. 1:16-CV-02547-RM-KMT (10th Cir. Apr. 16, 2021)
Court of appeals affirmed district court’s order confirming arbitration award relating to an option agreement. Court of appeals found that appellant failed to preserve issue concerning waiver of right to arbitrate, that the arbitrator did not exceed his powers, and that a Mexican court’s order could not preemptively annul a US award not yet rendered.
Court granted petitioner’s motion to confirm a final arbitral award in a case relating to a breach of a charter party. Court found no genuine factual dispute as to the propriety of the final award and duly confirmed.