United States District Court, D. Utah, Central Division
MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER GRANTING  PETITION
TO CONFIRM ARBITRATION AWARD
Nuffer United States District Judge.
StorageCraft Technology Corporation
(“Petitioner”) has filed a Petition to Confirm
Arbitration Award (the “Petition”) seeking to enter
the Corrected and Amended Final Award dated November 15, 2016
(the “Final Award”) as a judgment against respondents
StorageCraft UK, StorageCraft Deutschland GmbH, SOTEC
Software AG, StorageCraft Espana SL, StorageCraft Italia
S.r.L., and Dominik Zingg (the “Respondents”).
Based on the unopposed Petition, and for good cause
appearing, the Petition is GRANTED.
Petitioner and Respondents agreed to submit to arbitration
any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of, relating
to, or in connection with their respective contracts or the
software that was the subject of their
dispute between the Petitioner and the Respondents was
decided by a three-arbitrator panel in an arbitration
proceeding administered by the International Centre for
Dispute Resolution (“ICDR”), a division of the
American Arbitration Association, under its International
Dispute Resolution Procedures.
court compelled the Respondents' participation in the
arbitration proceeding by an order entered November 18, 2015 on
the Petitioner's motion.
ICDR panel issued an initial arbitration award dated August
26, 2016. This initial award was amended and
replaced by the Final Award dated November 15, 2016 and made
in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Utah Uniform Arbitration Act provides that a party may
petition the court for an order confirming an arbitration
award. The court shall issue a confirming order
unless the award is lawfully modified, corrected, or
Federal Arbitration Act provides that judgment of the court
shall be entered upon an arbitration award on an application
“to the United States court in and for the district
within which such award was made” if no court is
specified in the agreement of the parties.
parties' arbitration agreement provides more broadly that
“[i]n the absence of challenge, judgment on the award
may be entered in any court of competent
Final Award has not been modified, corrected, or vacated.
Respondents have not opposed the Petition.
HEREBY ORDERED that the ...