The issue of injunctive relief pending arbitration stems from the language of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA), 5 which compels arbitration.16 The instant decision falls within the growing majority of cases holding that the issuance of an injunction to preserve the status quo pending arbitration fulfills the court's obligation under the FAA to enforce a valid agreement to arbitrate. 7
Injunctions Pending Arbitration: Do the Courts really Have Jurisdiction,
1991 J. Disp. Resol.
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