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Corporate Signatory to a Written Partnership Agreement Requiring International Arbitration

Date: 06/03/08

On May 22, 2008, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held that a corporate signatory to a written partnership agreement cannot circumvent an arbitration clause by naming non-signatories as defendants, provided the claims against the non-signatories are intertwined with the subject matter within the scope of the arbitration clause.1

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