Developer Faces Motion For Sanctions In Contract Spat

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 7:42 PM EST) -- A commercial property investment firm has lashed out at a federal lawsuit filed against it by real estate developer Briarwood Capital LLC, saying sanctions should be awarded for a “frivolous, bad faith, sanctionable attempt to circumvent” a state court order that sent their breach of contract dispute to arbitration.

KBR Group LLC said Monday in a motion filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California that Briarwood was simply trying to delay the court-ordered arbitration proceedings.

It alleged that this was the...
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