Can I appeal a finding by an arbitrator after a judgment has been put in place?

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Can I appeal a finding by an arbitrator after a judgment has been put in place?

I proved in arbitration that the other 2 parties sold securities without a license. The way the arbitrator ruled I had to turn over all the securities before I could receive a judgement. I tried to explain I did not own all the securities since at least one was sold. The arbitrator would not listen and a judgement was made in a much smaller amount against one of the parties. lost hundreds of thousands (everything) and the guilty party is off the hook. Can I appeal?

Asked on April 4, 2012 under Business Law, Oregon

Answers:

Glenn M. Lyon, Esq. / MacGregor Lyon, LLC.

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

Generally, there is no right to appeal an arbitration award unless you can show some kind of conflict of interest or the language of the arbitration provision allows for it.


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