FINRA Posts Dispute Resolution Stats Through February: A Decent Month After a Rough Start to the Year
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) posted case statistics through February with key metrics starting the year still below 2020’s numbers,

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AAA’s Amended International Rules: An Analysis
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The American Arbitration Association recently amended its rules governing international arbitrations and mediations. Here is a succinct analysis.

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SCOTUS Grants Cert. on Whether 28 USC Section 1782 Provides for Discovery in Aid of Private, Foreign, Commercial Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a major split on whether 28 USC Section 1782 provides for discovery in aid of private,

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FAIR Act Published. It’s Pretty Much the Same As the Last Iteration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The recently-introduced Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act has been published and, as we suspected,

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Zoom Zooming Into Mediations in COVID-Times
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By James Yellen*

The FINRA dispute resolution market largely dried up as COVID-19 hit major cities starting in March 2020. While employment and broker-dealer disputes in 2020 were way up (plus 31%) and constituted almost half (47%) of all new arbitration filings,

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AAA Stats, 4th Qtr. 2020: Consumer & Employment Case Information Updates
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AAA Award Data is updated quarterly by the American Arbitration Association. This analysis of the latest update is provided by Rick Ryder, President of SAC,

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