Lance Armstrong asks Texas Supreme Court to stop an arbitration panel from reconvening, requesting that the Texas Supreme Court enforce a compromise settlement agreement. Petition for review is here.
After Dallas’ Fifth Court of Appeals vacated $22 million arbitration award because arbitrator failed to disclose gifts given to him by an attorney representing a party in the arbitration, the court did not allow a suit against the arbitration provider, the arbitrator, and lawyers for fraud and breach of contract. Link here.
The Arizona Court of Appeals refused to enforce an arbitration agreement as unconscionable because the costs of arbitration precluded the plaintiff from obtaining redress for his claims. Link here.
An arbitration clause survived the termination of the underlying agreement even though the clause was not specifically referenced in the agreement’s survival clause, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, in Cincinnati, has ruled in a case of first impression among the federal circuit courts. Link here.
Here are some decisions and articles on arbitration and mediation.