Firm Memoranda

Second Circuit Clarifies Important Procedural Question under Federal Arbitration Act

Date: 08/03/15

In a decision that deepens a long-standing circuit split, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held last week that a stay of proceedings—rather than a dismissal of the action—must be entered when all claims have been referred to arbitration and a stay has been requested.

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