Journal of International Arbitration

Volume 27 (2010)

Volume 27 (2010) / Issue 5

Erica Stein, 'Thomas v. Carnival Corporation: Has the Eleventh Circuit Set International Arbitration Off Course?' (2010) 27 Journal of International Arbitration, Issue 5, pp. 529–537


The United States has long been regarded as a jurisdiction favorable to international arbitration. However, a recent decision of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals may call this into question. This article analyzes the courts decision with a view towards understanding its potential impact on international arbitration in the United States, in particular with respect to the enforceability of international arbitration clauses.

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