SEC Approves FINRA’s Proposed Changes to Non-Attorney Rep Rule
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The SEC has approved FINRA’s proposal to amend the non-attorney representation rules.

As reported in SAA 2023-40 (Oct.

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FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through November. Arbitration Filings Still Up, But Slowing Down
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through November, with trends continuing to show a comparatively strong year in arbitration filings – especially industry cases – and a bit of a recovery in mediations.

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FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through August. A Strong Year in Arbitration Filings Continues, But is Definitely Slowing Down a Bit
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through August, with trends continuing to show a comparatively strong year in arbitration filings – especially industry cases – and a continued drop-off in mediations.

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FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through May: A Very Strong Year in Arbitration Filings Continues
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through May, with recent trends continuing to show a very strong year in arbitration filings – especially industry cases – and a continued drop-off in mediations.

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Mediation Power: Court Orders 3M CEO/Board Chair to Participate in Mediation
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The judge managing a complex multi-party litigation has directed senior management of 3M to appear personally at a mediation session.

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FINRA DRS Posts Full-Year 2022 Stats. Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Closed with a Flourish
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics for full-year 2022,

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