After a Lull in 2021, a Busy Year Ahead Arbitration-wise for SCOTUS
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By George H. Friedman*

SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief & Chairman of the Board – Arbitration Resolution Services

We entered 2021 with SCOTUS poised to again rule on delegation after hearing oral argument late in 2020.

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Tales from the Arbitration Crypt
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By George H. Friedman*

SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief & Chairman of the Board – Arbitration Resolution Services

With Halloween behind us,

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A Survey: When Does Functus Officio Permit an Award’s Clarification or Correction?
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By Nelson Timken*

What is Functus Officio?

The term functus officio is translated from Latin as “having performed his or her office”

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Distinguishing Discovery Procedures in Commercial Arbitration:  A Comparative Analysis of AAA and FINRA Rules  
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By Ksenia Matthews*

Introduction

In civil litigation, discovery is the process by which parties exchange information that is essential to the disposition of the case.

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Supreme Court Declines to Engage in the Interpretation of “Engaged in Commerce”
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By Ruben Huertero*

It is hornbook law that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) enforces predispute arbitration agreements involving just a hint of interstate commerce.

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Zoom Zooming Into Mediations in COVID-Times
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By James Yellen*

The FINRA dispute resolution market largely dried up as COVID-19 hit major cities starting in March 2020. While employment and broker-dealer disputes in 2020 were way up (plus 31%) and constituted almost half (47%) of all new arbitration filings,

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