Parties to Pending Certiorari Request Challenging California’s PAGA Agree to Hold Up Pending Outcome of Viking River
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

With SCOTUS already set to review an FAA preemption challenge to California’s PAGA, the parties to a similar pending Certiorari Petition have agreed to hold the case in abeyance pending the outcome of the first case.

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Is Yet Another Cert. Grant in the Offing?
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

With four arbitration-centric cases already slated for review this Term, and one Certiorari Petition awaiting imminent disposition,

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Unanimous Kentucky Supreme Court: Variable Annuity is Not an Insurance Product, but A Fixed Annuity is. PDAA in the Latter is Therefore Unenforceable
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief 

While the arbitration agreement in a variable annuity was enforceable because the investment was a security,

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And Then There Were Four: SCOTUS Takes on Fourth Arbitration-Related Case in a Month
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

In about a month, the Supreme Court has gone from zero arbitration-centric cases set for review to four (five if you double count a consolidated case).

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Legislative Update: The Latest from Congress
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 George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The looming Thanksgiving break did not deter Congress from moving ahead with proposed legislation governing arbitration use.

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Just Like Thanksgiving and Black Friday: Five Truisms about Arbitration — That Aren’t True
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By George H. Friedman

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

Years ago I penned a blog post on Thanksgiving and arbitration.

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