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Supreme Court Brief: Argument Today: International Arbitration

January 21, 2020

This article reported O’Melveny partner Jonathan Hacker is representing Outokumpu Stainless USA in an international arbitration case.

“The high court has been asked whether a 1958 treaty known as the New York Convention allows a non-party to an arbitration agreement to compel arbitration through the use of the doctrine of equitable estoppel,” the article said. “O’Melveny & Myers partner Jonathan Hacker, counsel to Outokumpu … argues the New York Convention has a simple premise: Contracting states should compel international businesses to arbitrate disputes only when they have consented to arbitrate with the other party, as evidenced by a written arbitration agreement between them.”

Read the full article here.