SCOTUS Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court on October 31 denied Certiorari in Caputo v. Wells Fargo, No.

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First Monday in October: Some Arbitration-Centric Cases Worth Following
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court was back in session on October 3. Here are some arbitration-centric cases worth knowing about,

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Fifth Circuit: FAA Section 1 Does Not Exempt Local Delivery Drivers
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Houston area delivery drivers who generally did not cross state lines were not of the class of workers exempt from FAA coverage

Whether the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) section 1 exemption extends to local delivery drivers was left open by SCOTUS when it decided Southwest Airlines Co.

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Michigan Revises Attorney Conduct Rules to Regulate PDAAs in Retainer Agreements
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Michigan has adopted a new rule of attorney professional conduct requiring informed client consent to predispute arbitration agreements (“PDAA”) in retainer agreements.

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What Does the Federal Arbitration Act’s “Policy Favoring Arbitration” Really Favor? Arbitration as a Way of Settling Disputes Rather than “Deciding” Cases
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By Stephanie Korenman and Aegis Frumento*

Introduction

For decades, arbitration practice has been conceptualized as an alternative way to resolve cases,

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The SCOTUS “Arbitration Quartet” – What You Need to Know
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By George H. Friedman*

Introduction

As our readers know, the Supreme Court just concluded a very busy Term that included an unprecedented five arbitration-centric decisions (all of which we have covered in detail).

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