NEW YORK - A New York federal judge on Nov. 16 granted a petition to confirm a $12,205,202 arbitration award issued in a dispute over a contract for the purchase and sale of fertilizer, finding that the law of the case doctrine was applicable (Oakley Fertilizer Inc., d/b/a Oakley International v. Hagrpota for Trading & Distribution Ltd., No. 11 Civ. 7799, S.D. N.Y.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165023).