GE Unit Says German Energy Storage Co. Can't Seek Docs

Law360 (December 3, 2019, 7:10 PM EST) -- A GE unit that specializes in oilfield services is asking a Delaware federal court to nix a German energy storage company's bid for documents it says are needed for a €142 million ($157.4 million) arbitration in Europe over defective safety valves, arguing that the petition misstates unsettled case law.

Baker Hughes, a GE Company, LLC told the court in a brief — a redacted version of which was filed on Monday — that Storag Etzel GmbH relies on one side of a split among U.S. federal appeals courts in arguing that the private arbitration ongoing in Germany is a "foreign tribunal"...

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