Published: June 27, 2018

A California Corporation, Swinerton Builders, Inc. ("Swinerton"), entered into a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with a West Virginia company, March-Westin Company, Inc.

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Published: May 3, 2018

The abstention doctrine allows a federal district court to stay or dismiss a case properly before it for reasons of "wise judicial administration."  The US District Court for the District of Rhode Island recently applied this doctrine, and elected to abstain from ruling on a Petition to Conf

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Published: July 21, 2017

In a July 10, 2017 decision, the Ninth Circuit held that when a contract requires arbitration under International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) procedural rules, the arbitrator should decide the arbit

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Published: April 25, 2017

A Pennsylvania appellate court recently reversed a trial court’s refusal to enforce an arbitration provision in the parties’ contract notwithstanding arguments that the agreement was illegible.

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Published: June 19, 2014

The American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) unveiled supplementary rules for construction proceedings that seek to remove some uncertainty from the resolution of construction disputes.  The new rules, which took effect on June 15, 2014, permit the parties to predetermine certain aspects aff

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