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International Law

Federal Judge Refuses Swiss Company's Request To Compel Arbitration

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - An Alabama federal judge on April 1 found that a Swiss trading company failed to show that it had entered a binding contract with a coal and mining company, denying its request to stay the case and compel arbitration of the dispute (Vulcan Coal and Mining LLC v. Bulk Trading S.A., No. 11-2700, D. Ala.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46609).