Arbitration http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/44320/all en Dipu expects positive verdict on maritime case with India by mid ‘14 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/dipu-expects-positive-verdict-maritime-case-india-mid-14 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> Foreign Minister Dr Dipu Moni on Thursday said the Permanent Court of Arbitration is expected to give its judgment on the dispute over the delimitation of maritime boundary between Bangladesh and India in the Bay of Bengal by mid next year.</p><P>“The argument in the case will start in December this year and Bangladesh expects a positive result,” she said.</p><P>The Foreign Minister was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a new department - Department of Oceanography - at Dhaka University’s Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban.</p><P>In February, Bangladesh submitted its documents at </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130406/dipu-expects-positive-verdict-maritime-case-india-mid-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Dipu Moni Legal terms Asianet Sat, 06 Apr 2013 15:31:25 +0000 Asianet 5803943 at http://www.globalpost.com 5-member BIAC delegation off to Cairo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/5-member-biac-delegation-cairo <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Asianet </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p><P> A five-member delegation of the Bangladesh International Arbitration Centre (BIAC) led by its chairman Mahbubur Rahman left here Sunday to attend seminars in Cairo, Egypt.</p><P>They will also visit the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (CRCICA), interact with the professionals and exchange views in arbitration and mediation practice.</p><P>BIAC’s specific objectives of the tour is to understand the process of Arbitration and Mediation as alternate dispute resolution method and to identify the Arbitration Rules and Procedures required to make an arbitration and</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/asianet/130409/5-member-biac-delegation-cairo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration BIAC Dispute resolution Law Social Issues Asianet Tue, 09 Apr 2013 12:20:55 +0000 Asianet 5806958 at http://www.globalpost.com Alberta wants to recoup jail guard strike costs, suspend union dues collection http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130501/alberta-government-looks-arbitration-recoup-costs-illegal-gu <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Alberta government plans to recoup its financial losses from an illegal strike by jail guards and stop deducting dues for the largest union in the province, a move that could hobble the massive labour group.</p> <p>Premier Alison Redford said the almost five-day walkout by guards cost taxpayers $1.3 million per day and Albertans should not be on the hook for an unlawful job action.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130501/alberta-government-looks-arbitration-recoup-costs-illegal-gu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alberta Alberta Alberta Union of Provincial Employees Arbitration Business Canadian Labour Congress Disaster Economy of Canada Environment Health Human resource management Labor Labour relations Law Politics Public economics Social Issues Thomas Lukaszuk Weather The Canadian Press Wed, 01 May 2013 18:01:06 +0000 The Canadian Press 5829370 at http://www.globalpost.com Seoul opens int'l dispute resolution center http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130526/seoul-opens-intl-dispute-resolution-center <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yonhap News Agency </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SEOUL, May 27 (Yonhap) -- The Seoul Metropolitan Government opened an international arbitration hearing center in an effort to help local companies settle business disputes expeditiously and to develop the city as a legal hub in East Asia, officials said Monday.</p> <p>The Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center (IDRC), located in the Seoul Global Tower Building in central Seoul, is equipped with cutting-edge video conferencing and presentation systems to enable international arbitration agencies to hold hearings without a hitch, according to the city officials.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr" class="button wire yonhap"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Yonhap News Agency, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/yonhap-news-agency/130526/seoul-opens-intl-dispute-resolution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Legal terms YTN Group Yonhap News Agency Mon, 27 May 2013 02:15:45 +0000 Yonhap News Agency 5846620 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. justices agree to hear BG Group arbitration case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/us-justices-agree-hear-bg-group-arbitration-case-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lawrence Hurley</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear British company BG Group Plc's &lt;BG.L&gt; appeal over a $185.3 million arbitration award it won against Argentina that an appeals court later threw out.</p> <p>A U.S. district court ruled in 2007 that BG, a natural gas exploration and distribution company, should recover because a decision by the Argentine government in 2002 to introduce a gas price freeze breached a 1993 treaty between Britain and Argentina.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/us-justices-agree-hear-bg-group-arbitration-case-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration BG Group Plc Business Hospitality Law Legal terms Politics Thomson Reuters Mon, 10 Jun 2013 15:33:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5854338 at http://www.globalpost.com Justices agree to hear BG Group arbitration case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/justices-agree-hear-bg-group-arbitration-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lawrence Hurley</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear British company BG Group Plc's appeal over a $185.3 million arbitration award it won against Argentina that an appeals court later threw out.</p> <p>A U.S. district court ruled in 2011 that BG, a natural gas exploration and distribution company, should recover because a decision by the Argentine government in 2002 to introduce a gas price freeze breached a 1993 treaty between Britain and Argentina.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130610/justices-agree-hear-bg-group-arbitration-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration BG Group Plc Business Hospitality Law Legal terms Politics Thomson Reuters Mon, 10 Jun 2013 20:36:07 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5854621 at http://www.globalpost.com Supreme Court clamps down on class actions in merchants' case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130620/supreme-rule-american-express-class-action-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Longstreth</p> <p>WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court delivered its latest blow to class action lawsuits on Thursday when it enforced an arbitration agreement that prevents merchants from banding together to make antitrust claims against American Express Co &lt;AXP.N&gt;.</p> <p>The nine-member court ruled on a 5-3 vote, with liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor recused.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130620/supreme-rule-american-express-class-action-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Business Class action Hospitality Law Politics Thomson Reuters Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:02:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5862507 at http://www.globalpost.com Supreme Court rules for American Express in arbitration dispute with merchants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130620/supreme-court-rules-american-express-arbitration-dispute-mer <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled against merchants Thursday who object to having to accept American Express debit and credit cards along with the company's iconic charge card.</p> <p>The justices said in a 5-3 decision that the merchants could not band together, but rather must use arbitration to resolve their claims against American Express one by one.</p> <p>The decision fell along ideological lines, common in cases involving arbitration, with Justice Antonin Scalia writing for the conservative-leaning majority.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130620/supreme-court-rules-american-express-arbitration-dispute-mer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> American Express Arbitration Business Hospitality Law Politics Supreme Court of the United States The Canadian Press Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:01:43 +0000 The Canadian Press 5862501 at http://www.globalpost.com Supreme Court's arbitration ruling puts consumers on notice http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130622/supreme-courts-arbitration-ruling-puts-consumers-notice <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mitch Lipka</p> <p>(Reuters) - Just about anyone who has a credit card, bank account or a relationship with a financial services company is likely to have agreed to settle a dispute through arbitration and forfeit the right to sue.</p> <p>The legality of that practice was buttressed by the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday when it delivered yet another blow to class action lawsuits by ruling in favor of an arbitration agreement that prevents merchants from banding together to make antitrust claims against American Express Co.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130622/supreme-courts-arbitration-ruling-puts-consumers-notice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Business Hospitality Labor Law Politics Private law Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 22 Jun 2013 05:36:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5863992 at http://www.globalpost.com U.N. picks Ghanaian judge for Philippine-China arbitration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130625/un-picks-ghanaian-judge-philippine-china-arbitration <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kyodo News International </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has named a judge from Ghana to replace the recently resigned Sri Lankan member of a United Nations five-man arbitral tribunal set up to hear the Philippines' complaint over China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, a Philippine official said Tuesday.</p> <p> Raul Hernandez, spokesman for the Philippine Foreign Affairs Department, said Ghanaian judge Thomas Mensah has been named to replace Sri Lankan Judge Chris Pinto.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Copyright 2013 Kyodo News International.</p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/kyodo-news-international/130625/un-picks-ghanaian-judge-philippine-china-arbitration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Asia Southeast Asia Kyodo News International Tue, 25 Jun 2013 11:02:11 +0000 Kyodo News International 5866745 at http://www.globalpost.com Schwab wins $2.75 million arbitration award from jailed former adviser http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130625/schwab-wins-275-million-arbitration-award-jailed-former-adviser <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former financial planner, who is serving an eight-year prison sentence for stealing from clients, has been ordered to pay Charles Schwab Corp &lt;SCHW.N&gt; $2.75 million by an arbitration panel.</p> <p>The case began with a claim against Schwab brought by the father-in-law of Matthew Weitzman, the imprisoned adviser who was a former principal at AFW Asset Management in the New York City suburb of Purchase, NY.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130625/schwab-wins-275-million-arbitration-award-jailed-former-adviser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Law Legal terms Thomson Reuters Wed, 26 Jun 2013 02:31:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5867596 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-Kleiner partner wins bid to keep discrimination case in public eye http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130627/ex-kleiner-partner-wins-bid-keep-discrimination-case-public-eye <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Sarah McBride</p> <p>SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A high-profile Silicon Valley sex discrimination lawsuit moved closer to a trial after a panel of justices ruled that venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield &amp; Byers cannot take a former partner's claims to arbitration.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130627/ex-kleiner-partner-wins-bid-keep-discrimination-case-public-eye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Business Labor Law Private law Thomson Reuters Thu, 27 Jun 2013 04:35:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5868880 at http://www.globalpost.com Striking foreign service workers ask government to join binding arbitration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130719/striking-foreign-service-workers-ask-government-join-binding <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - The union representing Canada's striking foreign service workers is asking Treasury Board President Tony Clement to settle the dispute through binding arbitration.</p> <p>Tim Edwards, the president of the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers, made the offer Thursday in a letter to Clement.</p> <p>The letter, which sets a deadline for the offer of noon Tuesday, says the job action is having an impact on tourism, education, air transport and agriculture, and is also delaying the processing of visas and immigration applications.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130719/striking-foreign-service-workers-ask-government-join-binding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Business Collective bargaining Labor Labour relations Law The Canadian Press Fri, 19 Jul 2013 06:07:35 +0000 The Canadian Press 5887625 at http://www.globalpost.com Federal government agrees to binding arbitration in foreign service job dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130723/federal-government-agrees-binding-arbitration-foreign-servic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - The federal government says it is willing to settle its dispute with Canada's striking foreign-service workers through binding arbitration — subject to certain conditions.</p> <p>Treasury Board President Tony Clement says the conditions are confidential and cannot be shared publicly.</p> <p>The union representing the workers asked Clement last Thursday for binding arbitration, giving him a deadline of noon Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130723/federal-government-agrees-binding-arbitration-foreign-servic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Labor Legal terms The Canadian Press Tue, 23 Jul 2013 17:37:54 +0000 The Canadian Press 5891529 at http://www.globalpost.com Diplomats escalate job action to 15 missions as binding arbitration fails http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130726/diplomats-escalate-job-action-15-missions-binding-arbitratio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - Canada's striking foreign-service officers have escalated their job action to 15 major embassies after an attempt to seek binding arbitration with the federal government broke down Friday.</p> <p>The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers accused Treasury Board President Tony Clement of negotiating in bad faith for insisting on a series of preconditions before agreeing to binding arbitration.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130726/diplomats-escalate-job-action-15-missions-binding-arbitratio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arbitration Technology Visa The Canadian Press Fri, 26 Jul 2013 21:35:51 +0000 The Canadian Press 5895027 at http://www.globalpost.com