AAA Case Stats, 1st Quarter 2022: Consumer & Employment Disputes
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By Rick Ryder, President & Founder-Securities Arbitration Commentator

AAA Award Data is updated quarterly by the American Arbitration Association. This analysis, which covers the first quarter of 2022,

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FINRA Releases Report on Independent Review of “Rigged Panels” Accusation: Finds No Irregularities But Recommends Changes
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA has released the long-awaited report of outside investigators retained to study the “rigged panels” accusation.

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SCOTUS Decides ZF Automotive: Yet Another Unanimous Decision, This One Holding That Section 1782 Discovery in Foreign Arbitrations Applies Only to Governmental Tribunals
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has decided ZF Automotive US, Inc. v. Luxshare, Ltd.,

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Unanimous SCOTUS Decides Southwest: Goes with the Flow on “Engaged” in Interstate Commerce
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has decided Southwest Airlines Co. v. Saxon, No.

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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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Federal Court Stays Foreign Litigation Pending Arbitration
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By Harry Jacobowitz, Esq.**

A U.S. District Court granted a rare permanent injunction against a Mexican lawsuit and even ordered the plaintiff to dismiss some claims without prejudice because those claims were arguably subject to an arbitration agreement.

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