SCOTUS Grants Cert. on Whether 28 USC Section 1782 Provides for Discovery in Aid of Private, Foreign, Commercial Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has agreed to resolve a major split on whether 28 USC Section 1782 provides for discovery in aid of private,

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SCOTUS on Henry Schein II Certiorari Grant: “Never Mind!”
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has reversed in a summary dismissal its decision to grant Certiorari in its second look at Henry Schein,

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Contracts of Adhesion and Securities Arbitration: How FINRA Attempts to Mitigate Harm to Investors
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By Christian Mercado*

Introduction

The securities industry is an example of one attempting to mitigate equity concerns surrounding arbitration agreements contained in contracts of adhesion.

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SCOTUS Review Sought of Split Ninth Circuit Decision Holding that FAA Section 1 Carveout Does Not Require that Worker Have Moved Goods Across State Lines
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

As we’ve suggested every time we report on this issue, the Supreme Court is being asked to review whether FAA section 1 exempts from coverage only workers actually moving goods or people in interstate commerce.

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Based on a Very Limited Sampling, the Jury is Out on Judge Coney Barrett’s Arbitration Views, Although She Seems to Lean Pro-arbitration. And She Appears to Like FINRA Dispute Resolution
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

As expected, President Trump on September 26 nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the Seventh Circuit to fill the open seat at the Supreme Court resulting from the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Commonwealth Coatings Lives On! SCOTUS Denies Certiorari in Monster Energy
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

 We usually report Certiorari denials in the “Short Brief” section, but this one sought to overturn a precedent set over half a century ago;

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