Dental Co. Claims Must Go To Arbitrator, High Court Told

By Shayna Posses (October 15, 2018, 10:04 PM EDT) -- Several dental equipment companies doubled down Monday on their efforts to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to send a distributor's antitrust case to arbitration, asserting that the Fifth Circuit was wrong to decide that the matter was not arbitrable when the parties expressly delegated that very question to the arbitrator.

Henry Schein Inc. and Danaher Corp., the leading dental equipment maker and distributor and several of its subsidiaries, lodged a reply brief supporting their efforts to kick into arbitration Archer and White Sales Inc.'s claims that they conspired to limit its sales territories under distribution agreements.

The appeals court ignored federal arbitration jurisprudence...

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