In 2018, arbitration has become further embedded in our legal culture while also earning some of the contempt that is said to come with familiarity. The recent Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis ruling is just the latest in a string of Supreme Court decisions making clear that arbitration agreements are fully and legally enforceable. As a method of resolving domestic business disputes, however, arbitration has a growing number of detractors. For the process to satisfy its domestic users, the parties must give a significant amount of forethought to whether it is a practice that fits their relationship and their disputes.
But when it comes to international disputes, arbitration continues picking up steam. In fact, Georgia is increasingly a place where global parties prefer to host arbitration, as we will discuss later in this blog. Continue Reading