Fifth Circuit Rejects Vacatur Request

July 29, 2013

The Fifth Circuit refused to vacate an arbitration award based on a party’s claim that discovery was inadequate.  In Bain Cotton Co. v. Chestnutt Cotton Co.,  No. 12-11138 (June 24, 2013), the court wrote that “the arbitrators’ handling of Bain’s dicovery requests … does not rise to the level required for vacating under [the FAA].”


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