In a petition to vacate an arbitration award on fraud and conversion claims arising out of the failure of the parties' partnership, denial of the petition is affirmed where 1) the award did not manifestly disregard the law; and 2) the court of appeals was not authorized to review the panel's factual findings and legal conclusions.
Argued and Submitted June 4, 2009
Filed July 23, 2009
Opinion by Judge Thompson
Kathleen M. Sullivan, Redwood Shores, CA
J. Daniel Sharp, San Francisco, CA