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Court of Chancery Imposes Severe Sanctions for Refusal to Arbitrate

Posted In Arbitration

Aveta Inc. v. Bengoa, C.A. 3598-VCL (December 24, 2009)

After the entry of an order compelling arbitration, the defendant delayed the arbitration and even sought to re-litigate the underlying suit compelling arbitration. The Court was not impressed and found the defendant in contempt, imposing severe sanctions.