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Before Lipez, Stahl, and Howard, Circuit Judges.

This matter is before us for the second time. In Kashner Davidson Securities Corp. v. Mscisz, 531 F.3d 68, 79 (1st Cir. 2008), we held that the arbitration award at issue in this case must be vacated because the arbitrators acted in manifest disregard of the law. We did not specify what, if anything, the district court should do after vacating the award. On remand, the district court entered an order vacating the arbitration award and remanding the matter to the arbitral body for further proceedings. It then denied the appellants’ motion under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b) for relief from the remand order. The appellants now challenge both the remand order and the order denying their Rule 60(b) motion, arguing that both contravene our mandate.

For the reasons that follow, we affirm the decision of the district court to issue the remand order. However, we also direct the district court to clarify its position on whether the arbitration should proceed before the same panel of arbitrators or a newly constituted panel.

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