Updated AAA construction arbitration rules went into effect on July 1

Many contracts for design and construction projects reference the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) arbitration and mediation rules. Although no longer mandated in AIA and EJCDC contract forms, the AAA system often is seen as the default methodology to avoiding litigation. The newly updated AAA Construction Industry Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures include more than a... Continue Reading →

Considering organizations for your arbitration

Under the CNA policy, professional service firms can, in a contract, agree to arbitrate any disputes. The decision, however, cannot be unilateral if a claim is in existence—at that point the CNA claims specialist has to approve the procedure. But even if policyholders can select arbitration, should they? And in what form? The reasons to... Continue Reading →

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