Arbitration Agreements: Will the Federal Arbitration Act Independently Apply to Limit the Time to Appeal a U.S. Virgin Islands Arbitration Award?


By Lisa Michelle Kömives The V.I. Supreme Court has found that certain “procedural” terms of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. § 1 et seq., related to appealing arbitration awards do not preempt the law of the U.S. Virgin Islands, even if the arbitration agreement has an interstate nexus. See Gov’t of the [...]