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Court Calls Arbitration Clause Too Confined to Count in the Case: Pictet Funds (Europe) S.A. vs. Emerging Managers Group, L.P.
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By Pete S. Michaels

When a contract contains both a broad dispute resolution provision permitting lawsuits and also an arbitration requirement set forth in one narrow context,

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FINRA Member Avoids Arbitration With Forum Selection Clause: Goldman Sachs & Co. vs. Golden Empire Schools Financing Authority
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Nos. 13-797 & 13-2247 (2nd Cir., 8/21/14). Arbitrability * Agreement to Arbitrate * Contract Enforceability (Public Policy) * Forum Selection Clause * Remedies (Injunctive Relief) * SRO Rules (FINRA Rule 12200) * Stay of Arbitration * Jurisdiction Issues (Federal Question;

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Bank Wins Injunction Against Arbitration to Which It Is Not a Party: J.P. Morgan Chase Bank & J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC vs. McDonald
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No. 13-2635 (7th Cir., 7/25/14). Arbitrability * FRCP (Rule 19(a) “Necessary Party”) * Jurisdiction Issues (“Standing”) * Forum Selection Clause * Remedies (Injunctive Relief) * Standing Issues (Case/Controversy) * Contribution &

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