Judge Refuses To Recognize Bolivian Court Ruling, Finds Dispute Must Be Arbitrated
Mealey's (August 4, 2015, 1:42 PM EDT) -- MIAMI — A Florida federal judge on July 31 refused to recognize a Bolivian court judgment in favor of a car dealership, finding that the parties agreed to arbitrate all disputes under a global importer dealer sales agreement (Automotores Galindo, S.A. v. Ford Motor Co., No. 13-CV-23285, S.D. Fla.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100259).
(Opinion available. Document #05-150825-006Z.)
Automotores Galindo S.A., a Bolivian car dealership, and Ford Motor Co. entered into a global importer dealer sales and service agreement in April 1999. Under the...