Arbitration: An iron clad, albeit not infallible form of dispute resolution.

Arbitration benefits litigants by offering finality. As the California Court of Appeal held in Sappal v. Business Investment Management,  absent the most extreme ruling, an arbitrators decision is not subject to judicial review.

Why is this important? Winners like arbitration as they offer finality, assuming they got what they wanted. Losers abhor arbitration, as they offer finality, assuming that they are disappointed with the result.

Read the full opinion here.



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