Archive for April 2017

Flow Down Provisions: Incorporation by Reference of an Arbitration Provision Does Not Obligate a Surety to Arbitrate

In Schneider Electric Building Critical Systems, Inc. v. Western surety Company, 231 Md. App 27 (2016), the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that a surety whose bond was incorporated by reference into a subcontract containing an arbitration provision did not obligate itself to arbitrate any claims arising from the construction project.  Schneider Electric Buildings…

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