FINRA Board Meets This Week; Two Arbitration Rulemaking Items on the Agenda
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FINRA’s Board of Governors was scheduled to meet December 12-13 and consider two arbitration-related proposals according to the posted meeting Agenda.

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Brummer v. Wey
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By Jill I. Gross

Appellate Division vacates preliminary injunction issued by trial court against a website that published inflammatory and offensive content criticizing a member of FINRA’s National Adjudicatory Council who banned a broker from the industry.

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FINRA Stats, 10/18: New Case Tally Highest in Years
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At this juncture, we can make a fair guess that the monthly totals for new case filings will remain fairly steady, drifting to a close,

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Cottonwood Centers, Inc. v. Klearman
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By Paul J. Dubow

Incorporation of a separate document into an agreement requires that the reference must be clear and unequivocal and must be called to the attention of the other party who must consent thereto.

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NY Trial Court: “Manifest Disregard” Is Very Hard To Prove Without an Explained Award
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While “manifest disregard” may still be a viable basis for challenging an Award in New York State, that burden is very difficult to prove absent an explained Award,

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Bryan v. Slothower
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

*The purpose of the doctrine of election of remedies is to prevent double recovery for a single wrong.

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