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The judges will not revise the 5th Circ. Arbitration Waiver Conclusion

By Caroline Simson (May 31, 2022, 6:44 p.m. EDT) — The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a Fifth Circuit decision finding that a Houston-based energy consultant waived his right to arbitrate a $26 million dispute over Pakistanis. oil and gas assets by initially pursuing the claim in court.

The judges dismissed the motion filed by International Energy Ventures Management LLC without explanation, as is customary.

International Energy was challenging the Fifth Circuit’s finding that it opted out of arbitration by clearly choosing a course of litigation when it sued United Energy Group Ltd. in a Texas state court with no mention of arbitration, and that United Energy “easily…

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