Practising Law Institute’s (“PLI”) annual securities arbitration seminar took place via live Webcast on September 10th. Although the pandemic moved the event to a virtual-only format,
FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“FINRA-DRS” or “DRS”) posted cumulative caseload statistics through June. While there’s still no surge in Customer cases, Industry filings are way up.
We published in SAA 2020-12 (Mar. 25) an article by Mediator Roger M. Deitz advocating that parties consider using telephone mediation as a way to cope with Coronavirus-related delays and disruptions to the dispute resolution process.
We issue this “Extra” Alert with breaking news of importance to our readers concerning the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on financial services dispute resolution,
by Roger M. Deitz*
The health crisis has seeded a financial crisis in many respects far worse than anything anyone alive today has ever experienced.