FINRA Adds Expungement Data to Webpage Stats
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA has begun to post expungement-related stats on its Website.

For as long as we can remember,

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SCOTUS Decides Bissonnette. FAA Section One Exemption Does Not Require Worker be in the Transportation Industry
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

A unanimous Court holds in Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries Park St. LLC,

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Certiorari Denied in Eleventh Circuit Case Finding Lack of Arbitrator Disclosure Did Not Warrant Vacatur
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Certiorari has been denied in Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. v. Autoridad del Canal de Panama,

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Seven Things You Should Know About the 2023 FINRA Stats Report
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by Richard P. Ryder*

FINRA’s Dispute Resolution Services (“FINRA-DR”) issued its December (and year-end 2023) statistical report in late January. Here’s the link to find the report.

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DC Circuit Affirms $600 Million Award Against Venezuela
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The DC Circuit holds that it was bound by full faith and credit to reject Venezuela’s challenge to a $600+ million Award rendered against it.

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Lengthy Explained Award Denies Recovery to More than 130 Customers on Claims Against Clearing Broker-Dealer
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By Harry A. Jacobowitz, Esq.

The three-member FINRA arbitration panel rejects liability against a clearing broker that facilitated trading in fraudulent securities.

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