Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 5th Circuit Finds Judge Erred In Refusing To Compel Arbitration

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 5th Circuit Finds Judge Erred In Refusing To Compel Arbitration

NEW ORLEANS - After finding that an international arbitration agreement existed between various oil and drilling entities and a Norway company, a federal appeals court on July 2 reversed a decision denying a motion to compel arbitration and remanded the case for review of whether the action should be stayed (Rasheed Al Rushaid, et al. v. National Oilwell Varco Inc., et al., No.13-20159, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 12569).

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