Federal Judge Compels Arbitration Of GM's Claims Under Exclusive Use Contract

(January 13, 2016, 10:39 AM EST) -- NORFOLK, Va. — After finding that an exclusive contract did not meet the statutory definition of a motor vehicle franchise contract, a Virginia federal judge on Nov. 6 granted a request to compel arbitration of claims asserted under an exclusive use agreement between General Motors LLC and a dealership, but found that claims asserted under a dealership agreement must remain before the court (General Motors LLC v. Hall Chevrolet LLC, No. 2:15-cv-301, E.D. Va.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 151201).

(Opinion available. Document #98-151202-003Z.)

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