Jiangsu Beier Decoration Materials Co Ltd v Angle World LLC - United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case No 2-21-CV-02845 - Memorandum - 28 October 2021
Petitioner JBDM is a Chinese company with its principal place of business in Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, China. See ECF No. 1. Respondent Angle World is a Pennsylvania limited liability company with its principal place of business in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Id. On May 17, 2019, JBDM commenced an arbitration before the China International Economic and Arbitration Commission ("CIETAC"), to resolve a dispute over an unpaid amount allegedly owed to JBDM by Angle World. Id. Angle World objected to CIETAC's jurisdiction and argued that there was no valid arbitration agreement. Id. Both CIETAC and the Beijing Fourth Middle Court upheld CIETAC's jurisdiction and found the arbitration agreement was valid. Id. The arbitration tribunal ordered Angle World to pay JBDM within 30 days of the granting of the award. Id. Angle World has not paid the award. Id. On June 25, 2021, JBDM filed in this court for confirmation of the award.