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Case of the Day: International Trading & Industrial Investment Co. v. Dyncorp Aerospace Technology

Posted on January 26, 2011

The case of the day, International Trading & Indus. Inv. Co. v. DynCorp Aerospace Tech., No. 09-791 (D.D.C. Jan. 21, 2011), is Judge Walton’s second opinion on confirmation of an international arbitral award in a week.  Way to go, Judge Walton! DynCorp was a logistics and security contractor for the U.S. military in Qatar. International Trading was its “service agent” and was responsible for helping DynCorp obtain contracts in Qatar. The dispute between the parties was whether DynCorp had the power to terminate the contract when it did, or whether its termination was premature. The parties had agreed to submit disputes under the contract to arbitration before the ICC (the English version of the contract said that the ICC would “finally settle” disputes; the…

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