A collection of the most recent US international arbitration decisions is available here. Decisions can be quickly retrieved by using the filter tools below.
Doe v. The Trump Corporation, No. 1:18-CV-09936-LGS (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 8, 2020)04/08/2020
Court denied defendants’ motion to compel arbitration based on an arbitration agreement to which the defendants are not a party. Court found that plaintiffs did not agree to arbitrate with defendants under the theories of equitable estoppel or agency, and even if they had, defendants had waived their right to compel arbitration by waiting eight months and until a substantial portion of the litigation occurred to request arbitration.
Franklin v. Community Regional Medical Center., No. 4:19-CV-03042-SBA (E.D. Cal. Dec. 9, 2019)12/09/2019
Court granted motion to compel arbitration, finding non-signatory defendant was entitled to rely on the arbitration agreement between plaintiff and third-party under the doctrine of equitable estoppel.
GE Energy Power Conversion France SAS Corp. v. Outokumpu Stainless USA LLC, No. 18-1048 (U.S. June 1, 2020)06/01/2020
Supreme Court an Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision in finding that the New York Convention does not preclude the application of domestic law permitting non-signatories to enforce an international arbitration agreement. Consequently, Court found that a non-signatory French company could compel arbitration of an Alabama steel plant.
The Pharma Partners, LTD v. Liposeuticals, No. 1:19-CV-05735-AJN (S.D.N.Y. June 1, 2020)06/01/2020
Court granted defendant’s motion to dismiss finding that, despite an arbitration provision submitting disputes to binding arbitration in New York, court did not have personal jurisdiction over defendant for a case unrelated to the arbitration clause.