Last week, the California International Arbitration Council (“CIAC”) filed an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of California in the Rockefeller Technology Investments (Asia) VII v. Changzhou Sinotype Technology Co., Ltd. case. Because this case may have a significant impact on arbitration in California, CIAC’s brief supports a ruling for Rockefeller.
The case revolves around a soured investment partnership between an American and Chinese company. In their contract, the parties agreed to an arbitration clause seated in Los Angeles. Additionally, they agreed that service of notice should be through FedEx or other similar courier. Rockefeller followed these steps to initiate an arbitration, but […]