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Arbitrator Ignored Law In Ford Dispute, Kuwaiti Dealer Says

Law360 (March 5, 2018, 8:44 PM EST) -- A Kuwaiti auto dealer on Monday urged a Michigan federal judge to overturn an arbitral decision that Ford Motor Co. properly terminated its resale agreement and that a federal motor vehicle law did not apply to contracts between domestic manufacturers and foreign dealers.

Arabian Motors Group WLL argued in a motion that an arbitrator “manifestly disregarded the law” by determining in December that the Motor Vehicle Franchise Contract Arbitration Fairness Act — which stipulates that both parties must agree to arbitration in writing after a dispute...
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Case Title

Arabian Motors Group W.L.L. v. Ford Motor Company


Case Number

2:16-cv-13655

Court

Michigan Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Recovery/Enforcement

Judge

Matthew F. Leitman

Date Filed

October 13, 2016

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