Practical Considerations to Avoid Challenges to Arbitration Awards (Part 1)


Michael Huttenlocher, J. Christian Nemeth and Lillian Asquith wrote this bylined article discussing how parties at arbitration can protect against a defeated litigant using undisclosed conflicts as a basis for collateral litigation against an arbitral decision. “Although vacating an adverse award is notoriously difficult, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) and the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards provide narrow, enumerated grounds to vacate an award,” including in conflict of interest matters, the authors wrote.