Texas Justices Will Review Cotton Supplier Arbitration Row

Law360, Dallas (November 22, 2013, 3:52 PM EST) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a dispute stemming from a cotton supply agreement that asks whether an arbitration provision was unconscionable because it stipulated attorneys' fees for one side that lost but not the other.

Noble Americas Corp. and Venture Cotton Cooperative in March asked the court to review a decision that denied the companies’ motions to compel arbitration against several farmers who sued to challenge terms of their contracts for Noble to sell and market their cotton. The contracts stipulate that...
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