by Hayes Favinger*
The Supreme Court of Kentucky upholds unanimously an Arbitrator’s award despite a challenge on the grounds that KRS 324.360 overruled the merger doctrine** as applied.
By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
The District Court for the District of Columbia declines for the time being to enforce a $2 billion Award against Egypt because an appellate arbitration proceeding is still pending.
By Richard P. Ryder*
Arbitration is, of course, an alternative to going to court, and for the most part it is just that —
While “manifest disregard” may still be a viable basis for challenging an Award in New York State, that burden is very difficult to prove absent an explained Award,
FINRA staff acted within authority granted by the Code of Arbitration Procedure when they declined to extend the date for returning arbitrator rankings. And,