Arthur Andersen LLP v. Carlisle, 08-146
Federal Arbitration Act, Civil Procedure, Federal Jurisdiction
(1) Whether Section 16(a)(l)(A) of the FAA provides appellate jurisdiction over an
appeal from an order denying an application made under Section 3 to stay claims
involving non-signatories to the arbitration agreement.
(2) Whether Section 3 of the FAA allows a district court to stay claims against nonsignatories
to an arbitration agreement when the nonsignatories can otherwise
enforce the arbitration agreement under principles of contract and agency law,
including equitable estoppel.
M. Miller Baker
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
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