Legislative Update: The Latest from Congress
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 George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The looming Thanksgiving break did not deter Congress from moving ahead with proposed legislation governing arbitration use.

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Washington State Court Vacates $4.6 Million FINRA Award Because One Arbitrator’s Inadequate Disclosure Tainted Panel
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Arbitrators have an affirmative duty to reveal potential conflicts of interest, especially when such a disclosure is expressly required by the forum in which they serve,

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Just Like Thanksgiving and Black Friday: Five Truisms about Arbitration — That Aren’t True
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By George H. Friedman

SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief & Arbitration Resolution Services Chairman of the Board

Years ago I penned a blog post on Thanksgiving and arbitration.

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With the Decks Cleared, SCOTUS Takes on Another Arbitration-centric Case
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Having just heard argument in this term’s only arbitration-related case on the oral argument docket,

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A Few Minutes with New PIABA President Mike Edmiston
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

We reported in SAA 2021-41 (Nov. 4) that the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”) announced in an October 28 Press Release that Michael Edmiston of Jonathan W.

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Sorry About That, Chief, But it Does Matter Who Appointed the Judge
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

In the old “Get Smart” comedy series, secret agent Maxwell Smart would often say to his boss,

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