The recognized grounds for vacating an arbitration Award are limited, and the losing party may not rely on ineffective assistance from counsel,
By George H. Friedman*
[The author thanks the Securities Arbitration Commentator for letting him borrow liberally from its coverage of the cases below in its weekly Securities Arbitration Alert]
Mediation in my eyes has sometimes been treated like the Rodney Dangerfield of the alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) field,
A new twist we have been seeing in the Stipulated Awards of late is a statement in the Award that the merits dispute was settled between the parties with the Claimant customer agreeing to a dismissal with prejudice of all claims against the Respondents.