Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Dispute Over Broker's Agreement

Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of Dispute Over Broker's Agreement

GREENSBORO, N.C. - A North Carolina federal judge on June 25 granted a motion to compel arbitration filed by a group of companies in relation to disputes over a broker's agreement, finding that the petitioner in the case was equitably estopped from denying enforcement of an arbitration provision in an underlying contract (Fastener Corporation of America v. Asheboro Elastics Corp., et al., No. 1:12-CV-1296, M.D. Fla.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 88834).

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