FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through 3Q: Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Have Definitely Stabilized. Mediation Filings Are Still Up, But Continue to Slow Down
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through September, with recent trends persisting.

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Our Promised Elaboration on the FINRA DRS 1Q Stats
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) posted case statistics through March, with the overall case filing trends – with one exception – about the same as before.

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FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through October: Overall Arbitration Filings Continue to Decline, But Mediations are Going Through the Roof
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) posted case statistics through the end of October,

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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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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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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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