UPDATE: Alleging Arbitrator Bias, Oppenheimer Moves to Vacate FINRA Panel’s $36+ Million Award
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Oppenheimer has moved to vacate a massive Award rendered against it by a FINRA Panel.

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SCOTUS Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court on October 31 denied Certiorari in Caputo v. Wells Fargo, No.

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California AB-51 Update: Ninth Circuit Panel Declares A “Do-Over”
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The split Ninth Circuit Panel that had ruled a year ago on California’s AB-51 has sua sponte withdrawn the decision and dissent and ordered a rehearing.

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Beware of Arbitration Clauses in Terms of Service: Should an Attorney Agree to Them When Investigating a Client’s Claim?
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By Mackenzie Connick*

When determining if there is an agreement to arbitrate, a court should proceed to trial and therefore is not authorized to dismiss a motion to compel until all questions of fact have been resolved.

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The SCOTUS “Arbitration Quartet” – What You Need to Know
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By George H. Friedman*

Introduction

As our readers know, the Supreme Court just concluded a very busy Term that included an unprecedented five arbitration-centric decisions (all of which we have covered in detail).

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Unanimous SCOTUS Decides Southwest: Goes with the Flow on “Engaged” in Interstate Commerce
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has decided Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon, No.

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