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Contract – Arbitration – Waiver – Bankruptcy (access required)

In this dispute over agreements to construct ethanol refineries, a scheme that failed after affiliates of defendant Pacific Ethanol Inc. could not make payments and filed for bankruptcy, a Richmond U.S. District Court says any default by PEI will not prevent enforcement of arbitration clauses in the parties’ agreements, and the court denies plaintiff’s motion ...