The United States Supreme Court in Green Tree Financial Corp. - Alabama v. Randolph dealt with two arbitration issues of varying import. The less controversial issue involved defining the term 'final decision' in the context of arbitration proceedings.2 The second major issue in the case provided the Court an opportunity to analyze cost assignments in arbitration agreements that were silent on the issue.3 This issue has generated considerable policy disagreement among the circuits
Franklin D. Romines II.,
Supreme Court Defines Final Decisions Relating to Arbitration Decisions and Ducks the More Important Costs Issue - Green Tree Financial Corp. - Alabama v. Randolph, The,
2001 J. Disp. Resol.
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