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Chinese Lighting Co. Must Arbitrate Payment Suit, Court Hears

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 4:59 PM EDT) -- A California lighting distributor urged a federal judge on Thursday to force a Chinese lighting manufacturer and its shipper to arbitrate a multimillion-dollar dispute stemming from a purchase agreement, saying their agreement includes a mandatory arbitration provision.

Lunera Lighting Inc. told the court that Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co. Ltd. and its shipper, Green Deal Ltd., wrongly ignored a broad arbitration provision within a purchase and development agreement when the Chinese companies initiated the suit last month over more than $13 million in past-due invoices and leftover unusable inventory.

Even though the contract was between Lunera and Super Lighting and...

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


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Date Filed

August 20, 2018

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