No Surprise Here: Arbitration Comes Up At Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As we expected, arbitration came up at Judge Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings. Also as expected,

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And the Split Goes On … Another Circuit Weighs in on Whether 28 USC Section 1782 Provides for Discovery in Aid of Private, Foreign, Commercial Arbitration. Seventh Circuit Panel (Not Judge Barrett) Says “No.” So Does D. Del. for A Second Time
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Joining the Second and Fifth Circuits, the Seventh Circuit holds that 28 USC Section 1782 does not provide for discovery in aid of private,

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Based on a Very Limited Sampling, the Jury is Out on Judge Coney Barrett’s Arbitration Views, Although She Seems to Lean Pro-arbitration. And She Appears to Like FINRA Dispute Resolution
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

As expected, President Trump on September 26 nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the Seventh Circuit to fill the open seat at the Supreme Court resulting from the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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PLI’s “Securities Arbitration 2020” – A New Medium, But the Same Great Content
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Practising Law Institute’s (“PLI”) annual securities arbitration seminar took place via live Webcast on September 10th. Although the pandemic moved the event to a virtual-only format,

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FINRA DRS Stats at the Half-Way Mark: A Tale of Two Caseloads
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FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“FINRA-DRS” or “DRS”) posted cumulative caseload statistics through June. While there’s still no surge in Customer cases, Industry filings are way up.

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FINRA Stats, 3/20: First Quarter 2020 Ends with Little Change in Case Volume from Last Year…, But Wait!
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In our monthly report on the February 2020 statistics FINRA Dispute Resolution Services* (FINRA-DRS) posted at the end of March (see SAA 2020-13), we noted that the case filing statistics were coming in,

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