The American Arbitration Association, ® (AAA), with its long history and experience in the field of alternative dispute resolution, provides services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court. The AAA, with a caseload of over 200,000 disputes administered, is the nation's largest full-service ADR provider.
District of Columbia Circuit—Consulting Agreement–Federal Arbitration Act; Standing to Stay Foreign Litigation and Compel Arbitration–Ex Parte Proceedings
The District of Columbia Circuit held that a petition to compel arbitration was properly denied where the moving party lacked standing to sue because its claimed injury could not be redressed by the district court. Raytheon Co. v. Ashborn Agencies, Ltd., 372 F.3d 451 (D.C. Cir. 2004). In 1977, Raytheon Company’s predecessor in interest entered into a consulting agreement with Ashborn Agencies, Ltd., an Israeli company. The agreement contained a clause providing for arbitration in Washington, D.C., under the rules of arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The agreement provided for the application of Texas law.
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Chapter 8. Significant Decisions by U.S. Courts Concerning International Alternative Dispute Resolution
Case Digests Federal Appeals Court Decisions Commercial-District of Columbia, Second Circuit, Fifth Circuit, Ninth Circuit Intellectual Property/Patent Infringement-Federal Circuit Reinsurance-Eleventh Circuit Federal District Court Decisions Construction/Bankruptcy-District of Delaware, District of Columbia Reinsurance-Northern District of Illinois Securities/Employment-Southern District of New York