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Admart AG v. Stephan and Mary Birch Foundation

Admart AG v. Stephan & Mary Birch Found., Civ. No. 95-410-SLR (D. Del. Jan. 29, 2004), aff’d sub nom. Admart AG v. Stephen & Mary Birch Found., 457 F.3d 302 (3d Cir. 2006).

Defendant Stephen and Mary Birch Foundation (the Foundation) agreed to pay plaintiff Admart AG six million dollars for artwork. After paying three million, the Foundation asked to view the artwork to determine its condition. Admart refused, and the Foundation initiated 

arbitration in Switzerland. The arbitration panel decided in favor of Admart, but the Foundation . . . .

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