Practical Considerations in Navigating Emergency Arbitrations
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.
• 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
• 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
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- June 16, 2022
- Online On-Demand