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Posted: May 13, 2021

Nonsignatory of Agreement Containing Arbitration Clause Can Compel Arbitration Because of its Close Relationship to Signatory

On May 4, 2021, the First Department issued a decision in Matter of Berger v. Signac Invs. Ltd., 2021 NY Slip Op. 02737, holding that the nonsignatory of an agreement containing an arbitration clause could compel arbitration because of its close relationship to signatory, explaining: Respondent Signac Investments Ltd., although a nonsignatory to the agreement... Read more »