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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


Peter A. Halprin, Esq., Partner; Pasich LLP

Erin E. Gleason Alvarez, Esq., Independent Arbitrator & Mediator; Gleason Alvarez ADR, LLC

Section Member Price: $40.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $100.00
Published Date:
  • June 16, 2022
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VMB81
Skills Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 1.0