Sunday, April 12, 2009

2d Cir. on arbitrators' authority to sanction bad faith

In ReliaStar Life Ins. Co. of New York v. EMC National Life Co., (2d Cir. 2009), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals construed a broad arbitration clause and held that the arbitrators were given discretion to sanction a party for bad faith conduct during the arbitration, including attorneys' fees.

Thursday, April 02, 2009

New Ethics rules are no joking matter . . .

. . . despite the fact that they took effect on April 1, 2009.

A good article (12/08) from the Daily Record is found here