What did the Court decide?

The United States Supreme Court resolved a split among the federal appeals courts on the question of whether private international arbitration tribunals can be considered to be either “foreign” or “international” tribunals for purposes of a federal statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1782, which permits discovery from persons located in the

Lawyer’s Advocacy in Arbitrations: No. 10 of the Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make: Not Looking for Ways to Make Your Arbitrator Happy at the End of a HearingDavid K. Taylor, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Nashville, TN
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There’s a great argument that lawyer advocacy in an arbitration is more essential than at a trial in court. This is the last post of the 10 most horrible, terrible, no good, “bang your head against the door” mistakes that I have seen lawyers

Enforcing Electronic Contracts in Texas When the Other Party Denies SigningAs an ever-increasing amount of contract negotiation and execution is done online, new legal issues have arisen from such transactions. Consider the following scenario:

You are a general/prime contractor. You have a subcontractor’s electronic signature on an arbitration agreement. When a dispute arises with the subcontractor, you raise the arbitration agreement and attempt to submit

Lawyer’s Advocacy in Arbitrations: No. 9 of the Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make: Be Creative with Proof and IssuesDavid K. Taylor, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Nashville, TN
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615-252-2396

There’s a great argument that lawyer advocacy in an arbitration is more essential than at a trial in court. This post is the ninth of the top 10 most horrible, terrible, no good, “bang your head against the door” mistakes that I have seen

Important Changes to International Arbitration ProceduresTo all our friends with international projects, partners, or contracts, please take note of some significant changes to one of the potential sets of procedures and rules that may govern or apply to your international dispute. The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) recently amended its Dispute Resolution Procedures (including its Arbitration and Mediation Rules),

Sooner Is Better than LaterFor our friends who litigate (or arbitrate!) in Alabama, take note of this recent Alabama Supreme Court decision. Although not a construction case, this recent decision dramatically illustrates what not to do if you want to arbitrate your dispute, as is the preferred dispute resolution mechanism in many design and construction contracts. In The Health

Lawyer’s Advocacy in Arbitrations: No. 8 of the Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make: Get the Hearing Exhibit Books RightDavid K. Taylor, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Nashville, TN
dtaylor@bradley.com
615-252-2396

There’s a great argument that lawyer advocacy in an arbitration is more essential than at a trial in court. This post is the eighth of the 10 most horrible, terrible, no good, “bang your head against the door” mistakes that I have seen lawyers

Lawyer’s Advocacy in Arbitrations: No. 7 of the Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make: Pay Attention to Your ArbitratorDavid K. Taylor, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Nashville, TN
dtaylor@bradley.com
615-252-2396

There’s a great argument that lawyer advocacy in an arbitration is more essential than at a trial in court. This post is the seventh of the 10 most horrible, terrible, no good, “bang your head against the door” mistakes that I have seen lawyers

Lawyer’s Advocacy in Arbitrations: No. 6 of the Top 10 Horrible, Terrible, No Good Mistakes Lawyers Make: Not Treating Your Arbitrator Like SantaDavid K. Taylor, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Nashville, TN
dtaylor@bradley.com
615-252-2396

This post is a continuation of the Top 10 most horrible, terrible, no good, “bang your head against the door” mistakes that I have seen lawyers make before, during, and after arbitrations in which I served as the arbitrator. As stated in the previous