And the Split Goes On … Another Circuit Weighs in on Whether 28 USC Section 1782 Provides for Discovery in Aid of Private, Foreign, Commercial Arbitration. Seventh Circuit Panel (Not Judge Barrett) Says “No.” So Does D. Del. for A Second Time
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Joining the Second and Fifth Circuits, the Seventh Circuit holds that 28 USC Section 1782 does not provide for discovery in aid of private,

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PLI’s “Securities Arbitration 2018” Seminar Provides Balance Between Practice and Overview
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The seminar, held at the Practising Law Institute in Manhattan on Wednesday, September 26, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., included six segments,

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Discovery Violations in FINRA Arbitration Draw Heavy Sanctions Against Oppenheimer
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In a News Release issued by FINRA on November 17, the Authority displayed its defense of the integrity of the FINRA arbitration process by dint of sanctions totaling $3.4 million against broker-dealer Oppenheimer &

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ABA and FINRA Hold Webinar on Mediation and E-Discovery Disputes
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The American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Dispute Resolution Section and FINRA conducted a Webinar on February 3rd, titled “Utilizing Mediation to Navigate the Perils of Electronic Discovery in Arbitration.” The program featured a heavy emphasis on the FINRA Discovery Guide.

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Dueling Sanction Motions Draw Denials: FS2 Capital Partners, LLC vs. Church
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By David C. Franceski, Jr.

Late but substantial compliance with court-ordered expedited discovery in a restrictive covenant action does not warrant F.R.C.P.

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