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Mealey's Franchise - 2nd Circuit Finds Valid Arbitration Agreement Between Applicant, Franchisor

NEW YORK - A franchisee application that contained an arbitration agreement and the franchisor's consideration of that application constituted "sufficient consideration to support the agreement to arbitrate," a Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled Aug. 14, vacating a trial court's opposite conclusion in the franchisee's racial bias lawsuit (Doctor's Associates, Inc. v. Girum Alemayehu, No. 18-1865, 2nd Cir., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 24151).
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