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Supreme Court Won't Hear Belize's $18.5M Arbitration Appeal

Law360, Washington (November 13, 2017, 12:57 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a lower court decision enforcing an $18.5 million London arbitral award against the government of Belize in a case involving a Central American bank, the high court said in an order Monday.

Belize was appealing a D.C. Circuit ruling that affirmed a trial court opinion saying the arbitral award could go forward. In a petition for writ of certiorari filed on Aug. 8, the nation argued that the ruling was incorrect because Belize is not party to the New...
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