FINRA Panel Dismisses Ineligible Claim with Prejudice
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By Harry Jacobowitz, Esq.****

In spite of the fact that arbitration claims that violate FINRA’s six-year eligibility rule must be dismissed without considering additional grounds for dismissal and without prejudice to the claimant’s or claimants’ right to pursue the claims in court,

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President Biden Signs Into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. It Became Effective Immediately on March 3 – Part II
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by George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

World events caused a bit of a delay, but President Biden on March 3 finally signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act.

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President Biden Signs Into Law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act. It Became Effective Immediately – Part I
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by George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

President Biden on March 3 signed into law the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act.

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AAA Stats for 2021: Consumer & Employment Case Info Updates
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By Richard P. Ryder, Esq.

ed: AAA Award Data is updated quarterly by the American Arbitration Association. This analysis of the full-year 2021 update is provided by Rick Ryder,

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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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SCOTUS Declines to Take Up California’s PAGA – For Now
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has eschewed for now the opportunity to review whether California’s Private Attorneys General Act is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act.

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