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New York Federal Court Confirms that Issue of Joinder/Consolidation Is for Arbitrator, Not the Court, Notwithstanding Stolt-Nielsen

By Louis M. Solomon In Safra Nat'l Bank (SNB) v. Penfold Investment Trading, Ltd. , 10 Civ. 8255 (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 2011), the plaintiff sought an injunction to enjoin a AAA arbitration and sever Penfold's separate claims into separate arbitration proceedings. Each defendant was allegedly...