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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CFPB Sues MoneyLion for Arbitration Clause Use
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has sued online lender MoneyLion in federal court,

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First Monday in October: Some Arbitration-Centric Cases Worth Following
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court was back in session on October 3. Here are some arbitration-centric cases worth knowing about,

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Fifth Circuit: FAA Section 1 Does Not Exempt Local Delivery Drivers
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Houston area delivery drivers who generally did not cross state lines were not of the class of workers exempt from FAA coverage

Whether the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) section 1 exemption extends to local delivery drivers was left open by SCOTUS when it decided Southwest Airlines Co.

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The split Ninth Circuit Panel that had ruled a year ago on California’s AB-51 has sua sponte withdrawn the decision and dissent and ordered a rehearing.

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Expanded Coverage: Unanimous Georgia Court of Appeals Tosses Trial Court’s Award Vacatur in “Rigged Panels” Case
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As we reported in SAA 2022-30 (Aug. 4), the Georgia Court of Appeals “unvacated” the Award in the Wells Fargo “rigged panels” case.

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