June 06, 2018 Articles

Arbitration Agreement Allowing for De Novo Review of an Award Deemed Unenforceable

By Melinda G. Gordon

Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the State of Oklahoma had a tribal-state gaming compact that provided for arbitration of disagreements arising under the compact pursuant to American Arbitration Association (AAA) rules. The parties' arbitration clause permitted either party to bring an action against the other in a federal district court for de novo review of an award.

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