Tag: FAA

  • Case of the Day: International Trading & Industrial Investment Co. v. Dyncorp Aerospace Technology

    The case of the day, International Trading & Indus. Inv. Co. v. DynCorp Aerospace Tech., No. 09-791 (D.D.C. Jan. 21, 2011), is Judge Walton’s second opinion on confirmation of an international arbitral award in a week.  Way to go, Judge Walton! DynCorp was a logistics and security contractor for the U.S. military in Qatar. International […]

  • Case of the Day: Argentina v. BG Group

    The Blogatory case of the day is Republic of Argentina v. BG Group, plc, Civ. A. No. 08-485 (D.D.C. Jan. 21, 2011), a decision on confirmation of an arbitral award under the Argentina-U.K. bilateral investment treaty. After the financial crisis of 2001, the Argentine government enacted emergency legislation that, according to BG Group, an investor […]

  • Pre-hearing discovery in arbitration: Beck’s Superior revisited

    We recently looked at Beck’s Superior Hybrids v. Monsanto, an Indiana decision denying enforcement of an arbitrator’s subpoena on the grounds that the proper court in which to seek enforcement, under Section 7 of the FAA, was the court at the seat of the arbitration.  I thought it would be worth comparing the approach in […]

  • Beck’s Superior Hybrids v. Monsanto: Enforcing an Arbitrator’s Subpoena

    Beginning today, Letters Blogatory is going to cover cases on the enforcement of international arbitral awards and judicial assistance to international arbitral tribunals. The discussions about the scope of the judicial assistance statute we’ve had just in the first week (here and here) suggest to me that arbitration is closely linked to questions of judicial […]