FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through 2Q: Customer Claims Are Even with 2020, While Industry Claims Continue to Plummet. And the COVID-19 Pending Cases Backlog is Really Gone
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) posted case statistics through June, with the overall case filing trends essentially unchanged from prior months.

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Thought the Stanford Ponzi Scheme Cases were Done?  Read on…  
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Stanford Ponzi scheme was discovered in early 2009. Arbitration cases arising out of it are still with us,

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District Court Finally Rules on J&J’s Rejection of Shareholder’s Arbitration Proposal
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The issue of shareholder arbitration is in the news again, this time in the form of a long-awaited court decision on Johnson &

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Back-to-the-Office: The Key ADR Institutions Update Us on their Plans
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As more and more financial services firms announce their plans for returning staff to the workplace (see our coverage in SAA 2021-24 (Jun.

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Independence Day and Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief*

Years ago I penned a blog post on Independence Day and arbitration, and updated it a few years ago.

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Kentucky Supreme Court Upholds An Arbitrator’s Use of the Merger Doctrine Over a Statutory Challenge
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by Hayes Favinger*

The Supreme Court of Kentucky upholds unanimously an Arbitrator’s award despite a challenge on the grounds that KRS 324.360 overruled the merger doctrine** as applied.

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