Goldman v. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., No. 12-4469 (E.D. Pa. May 19, 2015)

Federal district court has no subject matter jurisdiction over arbitration.

The fact that an arbitration concerns issues of federal law does not, standing alone, confer subject matter jurisdiction on a federal district court to review the arbitration award. A motion to vacate must raise an actually disputed, substantial federal issue to confer such jurisdiction.


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