Bandag Wins $14.3M Award From Bankrupt Chemtura

Law360, New York (August 24, 2009, 5:26 PM EDT) -- An arbitration panel has ordered bankrupt chemical producer Chemtura Corp. to pay about $14.3 million to tire maker Bridgestone Bandag LLC for allegedly inflating rubber chemical prices.

On Friday, Bridgestone Bandag — a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corp. that was formerly known as Bandag Inc. — filed an unopposed motion with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking an order confirming the award.

The parties had previously agreed that the arbitration award would be final and binding with no right of appeal, according...
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