Servotronics on Certiorari Petition: “Never Mind!” But Badgerow Oral Argument is Now Set  
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Just a month out from oral argument, Servotronics has notified the Court that it is dismissing its Certiorari Petition.

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Longtime Consumer Advocate Roper Joins SEC Senior Staff: Any Implications for FINRA DRS?  
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Consumer advocate and mandatory arbitration critic Barbara Roper has joined the SEC’s senior staff.

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Massachusetts Uber Drivers Face Roadblock While Attempting to Avoid Arbitration
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By Ruben Huertero*

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit holds that Uber Technologies Inc. drivers are not engaged in interstate commerce under a nationwide standard and must arbitrate their claims.

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A Survey: When Does Functus Officio Permit an Award’s Clarification or Correction?
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By Nelson Timken*

What is Functus Officio?

The term functus officio is translated from Latin as “having performed his or her office”

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SCOTUS Won’t Reconsider Denied Cert. Petition on FAA Applicability to Amazon Drivers
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

SCOTUS again has eschewed an opportunity to clear up the split over the Federal Arbitration Act’s (“FAA”) section 1 exemption for workers engaged in commerce,

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District Court Finally Rules on J&J’s Rejection of Shareholder’s Arbitration Proposal
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The issue of shareholder arbitration is in the news again, this time in the form of a long-awaited court decision on Johnson &

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