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Valentine Capital Asset Mgmt., Inc. v. Agahi, A121827

Trial court order denying defendant's motion to compel arbitration and request for a stay of proceedings is affirmed where defendant failed to show the dispute arose out of the business activities between the parties as associated persons of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority member and is thus subject to arbitration under FINRA Rule 3200.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/29/2009
  • Published 05/29/2009

Judges

  • NEEDHAM, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Cooke Kobrick & Wu, Christopher Cooke and Jeffrey W. Kobrick, San Francisco, for Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sullwold & Hughes and James A. Hughes, Los Angeles, for Respondents.