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The NFL has utilized arbitration provisions for years in an attempt to keep its dirt under the proverbial rug. Numerous claims made by former employees, management, and players of NFL teams, that if adjudicated in the public eye, could have caused great harm to the...

With the sudden worldwide sanction regime imposed against Russia due to its war on Ukraine, coupled with the immediate cessation of Ukraine’s economy from the attack, arbitration could play a major role in contract disputes in numerous industries around the world.Russia is currently one of...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (“CAS”) issued a decision on February 14, 2022, allowing 15-year-old, Russian figure skater, Kamila Valieva (“Valieva”) to compete in the 2022 Winter Olympics. Valieva tested positive for a banned substance used in heart medication in a sample taken on...

The United States Supreme Court is set to take up a controversial issue to start the New Year – emergency federal regulations issued by the Biden administration requiring private employers to mandate vaccinations. Two edicts will be addressed. The first, was a rule issued by the...

The highest-ranking court in the European Union, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), has held in three cases (Achmea, Komstroy, and PL Holdings) that investors essentially cannot sue member states in arbitration. These decisions apply to bilateral investment treaties (BITs), multilateral treaties like...

After eight deaths and hundreds of injuries at rapper Travis Scott’s “Astroworld” music festival in Houston, Texas, on Friday, November 5, the lawsuits are already being filed. More than a dozen lawsuits had already been filed within days, with most filed against the promoter and...

With legalized sports betting due to arrive in the Sunshine State in a matter of weeks (Oct.15, 2021), the lawsuits against the new gaming compact between the State of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida have continued to roll in. 25, 2021, Gov. Ron...

After last month’s opinion from the Supreme Court that a new nationwide eviction moratorium could not be enacted by the CDC and would instead need Congressional action, the CDC enacted a new eviction moratorium. In that regard, on August 27, 2021, the United States Supreme Court...

The Covid-19 eviction moratorium expired at the end of July, but the public blame game surrounding a new moratorium continued. Under the threat of millions of Americans being evicted that are behind on rent due to the pandemic, politicians let the moratorium expire without acting. On...

While the “Tokyo 2020” Olympics are seemingly due to start in less than a month, in July of 2021, that was not always certain, or even probable. The first hurdle the International Olympic Committee (IOC) had to overcome, besides the massive logistical issues that came with...

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