Ovalar Makine Ticaret ve Sanayi v Applied Industrial Materials Corporation (Aimcor) - Docket No. 06-3297-cv
Article from: TDM 5 (2007), in Case Comments & Awards
The operative language in the Second Circuit decision last week [July 9 th , 2007] in Ovalar Makine Ticaret ve Sanayi v. Applied Industrial Materials Corporation appears to be as follows. The case addresses both the issue of the legal standard (holding to a middle ground between "appearance of bias" and "proof of actual bias") and the duty to investigate (if the arbitrator has reason to believe a nontrivial conflict of interest might exist). In Morelite Construction Corp. v. New York City District Council Carpenter Benefit Funds , 748 F.2d 79 (2d ...