AAA Case Stats, 1st Quarter 2022: Consumer & Employment Disputes
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By Rick Ryder, President & Founder-Securities Arbitration Commentator

AAA Award Data is updated quarterly by the American Arbitration Association. This analysis, which covers the first quarter of 2022,

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SEC’s Division of Examinations Releases 2022 Exam Priorities – Dispute Resolution Again Not on the List
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The SEC’s Division of Examinations (“DOE”) has issued its exam priorities for 2022. Once again,

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Over 170 Bills Already Introduced This Congress Involving Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The recent pace of legislative activity prompted us to look up how many bills have been introduced in the 117th Congress that in some way,

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FINRA Issues Reg Notice on “Do’s and Don’ts” of PDAA Use in Customer Agreements
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA has issued a Regulatory Notice reminding industry parties on the proper use of predispute arbitration agreements (“PDAA”) in customer account agreements.

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GAO Report Says Arbitration Has Impacted Servicemember Rights, But to what Extent is Unclear
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has released a Report concluding that the presence of predispute arbitration agreements (“PDAA”) has definitely impacted servicemembers in consumer and employment matters,

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A Look At AAA’s Special Pro Se Case Administration Unit
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The American Arbitration Association (“AAA” or “Association”) in 2015 created a special unit of dedicated case administrators to process pro se cases.

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