Stone v. Bear, Stearns & Co.
Petition for certiorari denied on May 19, 2014
Issue: (1) Whether an arbitrator’s failure to disclose facts creating a reasonable impression of partiality warrants vacating an arbitration award pursuant to 9 U.S.C. § 10(a)(2), or whether an arbitration award should stand despite an arbitrator’s failure to disclose conflicts of interest unless a reasonable person would have to conclude that the arbitrator was partial to one party to the arbitration; and (2) whether a party waives a challenge to an arbitrator’s failure to disclose conflicts of interest only if it knows of the conflicts and fails to raise them during the arbitration, or whether a party waives such a challenge unless it fully investigates the arbitrator’s undisclosed conflicts, and objects to the arbitrator’s participation, during the arbitration.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders|
|Jan 17 2014||Application (13A759) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from January 27, 2014 to February 11, 2014, submitted to Justice Sotomayor. (Justice Alito is recused.)|
|Jan 22 2014||Application (13A759) granted by Justice Sotomayor extending the time to file until February 11, 2014.|
|Feb 11 2014||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 14, 2014)|
|Mar 5 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus briefs, in support of either party or neither party, received from counsel for respondents.|
|Mar 7 2014||Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 14, 2014.|
|Mar 10 2014||Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner|
|Mar 14 2014||Brief amicus curiae of Investor Rights Clinic at Pace Law School filed.|
|Mar 14 2014||Brief amici curiae of Professor Alice L. Stewart, et al. filed.|
|Apr 14 2014||Brief of respondents Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc., et al. in opposition filed.|
|Apr 29 2014||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 15, 2014.|
|Apr 29 2014||Reply of petitioner Laurence Stone filed. (Distributed)|
|May 19 2014||Petition DENIED.|