No Arbitration For Stanford Employees: Judge

Law360, New York (August 29, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge ruled Friday that, despite the Fifth Circuit's about-face on the issue, former employees of Robert Allen Stanford couldn't arbitrate their disputes with the receiver trying to recover funds related to Stanford's alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

The Fifth Circuit had previously ruled that the dispute wasn't subject to arbitration but later changed its mind and vacated its ruling because it said the issue had not been properly appealed. Nevertheless, U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey adopted the appeals court's reasoning on the...
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