Kirk D. Knutson


Articles:

  • Friday, August 1, 2008
    Eighty-three years ago, Congress enacted the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), giving Americans the right to contract to resolve their disputes through binding arbitration. The FAA established a strong federal policy favoring arbitration as an expeditious and cost-effective alternative to court. The full weight of this policy would not emerge until the...
  • Sunday, July 1, 2007
    Over the past few decades, as arbitration has evolved from niche status into an all-purpose means of dispute resolution, parties have increasingly shaped the process to meet their expectations - either by defining the process in the arbitration agreement itself or by adopting arbitration rules that fulfill their desire for just and efficient dispute...