Ala. Supreme Court Stance On Arbitrability



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Law360, New York (October 19, 2009) -- The Alabama Supreme Court recently held that the arbitrator, not the court, is to determine whether conditions precedent have been met prior to the invocation of an arbitration provision.

In Brasfield & Gorrie LLC v. Soho Partners LLC, 2009 WL 2573919 (Ala., Aug. 21, 2009), the court made a clear distinction between “substantive arbitrability” and “procedural arbitrability.”    

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