FINRA Files for Immediate Effectiveness Rule Changes Needed to Conform Industry Code to Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As authorized in March by its Board, FINRA has filed a rule change proposal to conform the Industry Code to the newly-enacted Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act.

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Over 170 Bills Already Introduced This Congress Involving Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The recent pace of legislative activity prompted us to look up how many bills have been introduced in the 117th Congress that in some way,

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President Biden Signs Into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. It Became Effective Immediately on March 3 – Part II
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by George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

World events caused a bit of a delay, but President Biden on March 3 finally signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act.

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President Biden Signs Into Law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. It Became Effective Immediately – Part I
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by George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

President Biden on March 3 signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act.

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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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NASAA Proposes Model Rules to Address Unpaid Awards and Fines
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The North American Securities Administrators Association (“NASAA”) has released for public comment draft model rules to address the lingering problem of unpaid fines and arbitration awards.

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