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Practical Considerations In Navigating Emergency Arbitrations

Practical Considerations In Navigating Emergency Arbitrations

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Emergency arbitration is a process that allows parties to seek interim relief from an arbitrator before the constitution of a panel. This program will highlight how to make such applications under the American Arbitration Association Commercial Arbitration Rules (R-38); an overview of how emergency arbitration has been used in practice; and considerations for hearings and enforcement.


I.    Introduction

•    Overview of presentation

•    Learning objectives

•    Speaker introductions

II.    Rule Requirements

•    Review Commercial Rules R-38, including the process for initiating; showing of immediate and irreparable loss or damage

III.    In Practice

•    Discussion of statistics for 2019, 2020, 2021 (AAA and industry statistics)

     – Number of emergency applications made

     – Applications granted

     – Relief sought 

     – Average institution + arbitrator fees 

     – Average process time

IV.    Practical Considerations

•    Making the application

•    Preliminary hearing presentations

•    Ensuing process, if granted

V.    Enforcement

•    Overview caselaw in U.S.

VI.    Review and Conclusion

Start Date:
  • June 16, 2022
Start Time:
  • 2:00 PM
End Time:
  • 3:00 PM
Skills Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0MB81
Section Member Price: $40.00
NYSBA Member Price: $50.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $100.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Commercial & Federal Litigation Section
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education