Unanimous Kentucky Supreme Court: Variable Annuity is Not an Insurance Product, but A Fixed Annuity is. PDAA in the Latter is Therefore Unenforceable
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief 

While the arbitration agreement in a variable annuity was enforceable because the investment was a security,

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Third PIABA Report on Unpaid Awards: “It’s Getting Worse”
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

PIABA’s third report in over five years says the problem of unpaid FINRA awards is getting worse,

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FINRA Dispute Resolution Services: “Get Vaccinated or Participate Virtually (Except in Florida)”
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) on September 17 announced an updated COVID-19 vaccination policy.

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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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Customers Win Three Large COVID-era Awards
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This analysis of three large COVID-era Awards in favor of customers is provided by Harry Jacobowitz, Esq. He can be reached at harryjacobowitz@optimum.net.

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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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