Gun Co. Says Distributor Wrongly Litigating Pistol Fight

Law360 (February 14, 2020, 8:17 PM EST) -- The German arm of European weapons company RUAG is asking a federal court to force a Nevada weapons distributor to arbitrate its multimillion-dollar lawsuit stemming from a failed business venture involving a type of sport pistol, arguing that the dispute belongs in Munich.

RUAG Ammotec GmbH told the court Thursday that the lawsuit filed by Archon Firearms Inc. falls under an arbitration clause contained in RUAG's manufacture and distribution contracts with another defendant targeted in the litigation, a Cypriot weapons company called Arsenal Firearms Ltd. that designed the pistol, known as the Stryk B.

Archon sued various entities within the RUAG and...

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