Daily Archives: Thursday, October 17, 2019

Posted: October 17, 2019

Upcoming Arguments in the Court of Appeals in October 2019

Upcoming argument in the Court of Appeals in October 2019 that may be of interest to commercial litigators: Deutsche Bank v Barclays Bank; Deutsche Bank v HSBC Bank USA APL-2018-00169 (Limitation of Actions—What Statute Governs–Whether plaintiff trustee’s breach of contract claims were barred by California’s four-year statute of limitations, pursuant to the borrowing statute of... Read more »

Posted: October 17, 2019

Broad Arbitration Clause Covers Claims Arising in Contract, Quasi-Contract and Tort

On October 4, 2019, Justice Schecter of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Broumand v. Abbot, 2019 NY Slip Op. 32938(U), holding that a broad arbitration clause covered claims arising in contract, quasi-contract and tort, explaining: The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) applies because Broumand’s claims involve interstate commerce. Matters concerning companies’... Read more »