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Unanimous Eleventh Circuit: Under the FAA, an Award Can Be Modified by a Court for Evident Miscalculation Only If the Mistake Is Clearly Evident on the Face of the Award
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

The amount of damages in an arbitration award may only be modified by a federal court if there is a mathematical error in calculating the damage “clearly evident” on the face of the award,

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Securities Arbitration and the Courts: 2019 Year in Review
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By Richard P. Ryder*

Arbitration is, of course, an alternative to going to court, and for the most part it is just that —

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Unanimous California Supreme Court: Employee Covered by an Arbitration Agreement Can’t Use PAGA to Recover Unpaid Wages
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

An employee’s claim for unpaid wages brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act must proceed to arbitration,

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NY Trial Court: “Manifest Disregard” Is Very Hard To Prove Without an Explained Award
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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,

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NYS Bar Association Holds November 29 Webinar on Award Enforcement
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As we previewed in SAA 2017-40, the New York State Bar Association’s Dispute Resolution Section hosted a one-hour Webinar, “When Arbitration Goes to New York Courts: Recent Developments in the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards,”

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Court Eschews Bright Line on What an Arbitrator Must Disclose: Ploetz v. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

Because arbitration is favored, a party seeking to vacate on grounds of evident partiality bears a heavy burden of demonstrating objective facts inconsistent with impartiality.

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