Sanctions On Hold After 6th Circ. Revives Mining Row

Law360, Washington (March 3, 2017, 7:12 PM EST) -- A Kentucky federal court Friday denied Canadian investors’ request for sanctions against the president of a mining company they say is trying to dodge a $6 million arbitration award after a Sixth Circuit decision reopened a dispute over whether the award was properly decided.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Edward B. Atkins denied without prejudice a request by Tallakoy LP and other investors in a Kentucky coal mine for contempt, sanctions and expenses against Black Fire Mining LLC president Gill Steven Brown for failing to obey a discovery order from the court related to their efforts to secure a $6 million arbitration award,...

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