DC Circ. Won't Rethink $19M Award Confirm Against Belize

Law360, Washington (June 7, 2017, 3:59 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Wednesday summarily refused to reconsider its decision affirming the confirmation of an $18.5 million, plus interest, London arbitral award won by a Central American bank against the government of Belize.

The appeals court issued two one-sentence denials: one from the panel that heard the case and one noting that no member of the full court asked for a vote on whether to tackle the matter en banc.

Belize asked for reconsideration in late April on the three-judge panel’s decision a month earlier rejecting the country’s challenge to U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta’s order confirming the 36.9 million Belize dollar...

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