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Private arbitral panel fits definition of ‘tribunal’ (access required)

In an issue of first impression, the court joined the Sixth Circuit in holding a private arbitral panel is a “tribunal” under 28 U.S.C. § 1782(a), which allows a district court to order testimony or documents for use in the “tribunal.” There is now a deep split among the circuits, with the Second and Fifth ...