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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A Few Minutes with New PIABA President Mike Edmiston
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

We reported in SAA 2021-41 (Nov. 4) that the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”) announced in an October 28 Press Release that Michael Edmiston of Jonathan W.

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Tales from the Arbitration Crypt
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By George H. Friedman*

SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief & Chairman of the Board – Arbitration Resolution Services

With Halloween behind us,

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Third PIABA Report on Unpaid Awards: “It’s Getting Worse”
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

PIABA’s third report in over five years says the problem of unpaid FINRA awards is getting worse,

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Divided Ninth Circuit Ruling on California AB-51 FAA Preemption is also a Split Decision: Statute is Preempted in Part
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

A split Ninth Circuit has finally ruled on the validity of AB-51, which would restrict predispute arbitration clauses (“PDAA”) in employment relationships.

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SCOTUS Grants Certiorari in Badgerow. At Issue: The “Look Through” Standard
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As reported in SAA 2021-19 (May 20), the Supreme Court on May 17 granted Certiorari in a case involving application of the “look-through” standard.

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