A Few Minutes with New PIABA President Hugh Berkson
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

We reported in SAA 2022-42 (Nov. 10) that the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (“PIABA”) announced in an October 27 Press Release that Hugh D.

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More on Amended AAA Commercial Rules
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Just as we were putting SAA 2022-33 (Sep. 1) to bed came word that the AAA had revised its Commercial Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures,

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FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through June: Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Are Down at the Half-way Mark. Mediation Filings Are Still Strong, But Are Slowing Down
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through June, with most trends persisting.

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It’s Official: CFPB Not Planning to Act on Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Confirming what we teased in June, the CFPB’s recently-released regulatory agenda shows that the agency does not intend to revisit a rule covering arbitration of consumer financial disputes.

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FINRA Panel Renders $50+ Million Award Against Hedge Fund and Execs
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As widely reported in the media, a former D.E. Shaw money manager prevailed to the tune of $52.1 million in his defamation claim against the firm and four senior executives.

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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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