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Arbitration Case Law

Appeal Does Not Extend Time to Pay

Non-summary suspension proceeding for non-payment of an Award recently concluded with the suspension of a broker–dealer who is currently challenging the Award before the Ninth Circuit. Baraban Securities, nka Interfirst Capital Corporation, was held liable by a Portland-based Arbitration Panel for $53,400 in compensatory damages in February 2000 (Viersen v. […]

Arbitration Law

Arbitrator Authority to Decide Jurisdiction

Poweragent, Inc. vs. Electronic Data Systems Corp. Objections to jurisdiction may be generally decided by the courts, but once the arbitrators rule, the authority cannot be challenged. POWERAGENT, INC. v. ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORP., No. 02-17022 (9th Cir., 2/25/04). Objections to arbitral jurisdiction, i.e., arbitrability issues, may be generally decided […]