ARTHUR ANDERSEN LLP V. WAYNE CARLISLE
(CIVIL ACTION NO.: 08-146 – MAY 4, 2009)
At issue before the Supreme Court is whether a non-party to an arbitration agreement is nonetheless allow to invoke Section 3 of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).
The issue arose from a tax dispute in which the respondents attempted to minimize their tax liability exposure from the sale of their construction equipment company. The petitioner assisted them as their accountant to establish designated tax shelters …Continue Reading