Norman Solovay, a former litigator and founder of Mediation-Plus-More, writes: In a recent decision, the First Department affirmed a holding that arbitrators do not have the power to award sanctions under New York law. The holding is particularly surprising because both the relevant facts, as well as the law, seem to clearly point the other way.
Step Back in Time: Curtailing Arbitrators' Authority to Award Sanctions
New York Law Journal
August 6, 2012
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