Over 170 Bills Already Introduced This Congress Involving Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The recent pace of legislative activity prompted us to look up how many bills have been introduced in the 117th Congress that in some way,

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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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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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Divided Ninth Circuit Ruling on California AB-51 FAA Preemption is also a Split Decision: Statute is Preempted in Part
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

A split Ninth Circuit has finally ruled on the validity of AB-51, which would restrict predispute arbitration clauses (“PDAA”) in employment relationships.

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Are We Seeing the Start of a Tectonic Shift on Mandatory PDAAs in the Financial Services Field?
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

This is less a letter from the editor and more your editor’s musings, but I wonder whether we are seeing the start of a tectonic shift on mandatory predispute arbitration agreements (“PDAA”) in the financial services field?

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