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Posted: April 19, 2019

Court Cannot Rule on Whether Dispute is Arbitrable When Agreement Explicitly Assigns That Task to the Arbitrator

On March 26, 2019, Justice Ostrager of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in SM Sydell Hotels LLC v. Yucaipa U.S. Hospitality Partners Holdings, Inc., 2019 NY Slip Op. 30918(U), holding that a court cannot rule on whether a dispute is arbitrable when an agreement explicitly assigns that task to the arbitrator, explaining:... Read more »