Federal Arbitration Act does not preempt California law permitting trial court to deny motion to compel arbitration on ground that arbitration might result in inconsistent adjudications of related claims when arbitration agreement is governed by substantive California law, but the act does preempt California law in that regard when agreement is governed by another state’s substantive law that lacks a provision comparable to California’s.
Mastick v. TD Ameritrade, Inc. – filed October 9, 2012, Second District, Div. Six
Cite as B237475
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