Illinois Federal Judge Says Parties Should Follow PBGC Rules To Arbitrate Dispute

(October 5, 2015, 3:49 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Sept. 28 directed parties to arbitrate a withdrawal-liability dispute pursuant to the rules of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. (PBGC) rather than the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) current rules governing the initiation of withdrawal-liability arbitration because the PBGC has not agreed to the fee schedule set by the AAA (Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund, et al. v. Bulk Transport Corp., No. 13-9112, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 130648).

(Opinion available. Document #54-151014-034Z.)

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