The Fifth Circuit holds that the District Court was correct when it applied the “look through” standard to determine that it had jurisdiction to remove a State Court action to vacate an Award.
As promised, here’s a more detailed analysis of the Supreme Court’s Home Depot decision that the term “defendant,” as used in the general removal statute and in the class action removal statute,
There was breaking news July 22 at the Annual Meeting of the Securities Experts Roundtable, with FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution Director Richard Berry announcing that the Authority had issued a Regulatory Notice protecting customers’ and associated persons’ right to access its forum.
By George H. Friedman*
[The author thanks the Securities Arbitration Commentator for letting him borrow liberally from its Securities Arbitration Alert]
Arbitration law practitioners sometimes forget that the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) does not by itself establish independent federal subject matter jurisdiction.