Chinese courts confirm US arbitration award for Joseph Abboud
A Chinese court has enforced an award issued by a US arbitration panel to the owner of the Joseph Abboud brand, in a sign of how enforcement in the country is changing
Chinese licensee Judger Group was found to have breached its
agreement with clothing retailer JA Apparel by operating stores
in areas not authorised by Joseph Abboud.
In September the International Centre for Dispute Resolution
of the American Arbitration Association, in New York, awarded
close to $1.7 million in damages, attorney fees and costs.
This was first confirmed by the Shanghai Intermediate Court
No 1 in May, and then enforced and collected in July by the
Shanghai Changning District People's Court.
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