Tag: Manifest Disregard

Analysis Arbitration

Mistake of Law is Not Disregard of Law

California Court upholds arbitration award Baraban Securities, Inc. v. Viersen & Watts, Case No. CV 00-02931 (WJR) (C.D. Calif., 4/18/00): Baraban alleges manifest disregard of the law in its petition to vacate the underlying NASD Award (NASD ID #97-02538, Portland, OR, 2/23/00), claiming that the claims were encompassed by a […]

Arbitration Case Law

Manifest Disregard of the Law Again

Failure to Provide Citations in Award Explanation Is Not Evidence of Manifest Disregard of the Law BUNZL DISTRIBUTION v. DEWBERRY, No. 00-2325 (8th Cir., 6/11/01): Claims of manifest disregard, based upon an alleged failure to apply applicable law, will not be presumed by an omission to cite the law. The […]