FINRA Dispute Resolution Services: “Get Vaccinated or Participate Virtually (Except in Florida)”
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) on September 17 announced an updated COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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Back-to-the-Office: The Key ADR Institutions Update Us on their Plans
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As more and more financial services firms announce their plans for returning staff to the workplace (see our coverage in SAA 2021-24 (Jun.

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Customers Win Three Large COVID-era Awards
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This analysis of three large COVID-era Awards in favor of customers is provided by Harry Jacobowitz, Esq. He can be reached at harryjacobowitz@optimum.net.

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Remember the FINRA Case Where the Broker Challenged a Zoom Hearing Ordered Over His Objection? It’s Been Awarded
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The arbitration underlying a suit challenging a FINRA Panel’s authority to hold a virtual hearing over a broker’s objection has been awarded. 

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***Breaking: FINRA to Resume In-person Hearings in 62 of 69 Hearing Locations Effective July 5
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Independence Day 2021 will be ushered in with a bang for FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) constituents yearning for a return to in-person arbitration and mediation hearings.

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COVID-19’s Continued Impact on ADR Providers: The Key Institutions Update Us on Plans for the Future
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The COVID-19 pandemic hit all Americans in many ways, and the legal and alternative dispute resolution systems were no exceptions.

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