Connecticut Federal Judge Confirms UNCITRAL Award For Franchise Company

Connecticut Federal Judge Confirms UNCITRAL Award For Franchise Company

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - A Connecticut federal judge on April 3 granted a petition to confirm an arbitration award issued pursuant to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Regulations and Law Arbitration Rules (UNCITRAL) in favor of a restaurant franchise company, finding that a woman who had contracted to operate one of the stores in Greece had previously forfeited her personal jurisdiction defense for improper service (Subway International B.V. v. Panayota Bletas, No. 3:10-cv-01715; D. Conn.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 46960).

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