FINRA-DR has just posted its May 2016 statistical report on the facility’s section of the FINRA Website – overall case filings remain up from same period 2015 (20%) and customer claims are up even higher (29%).
That a material term of a contract is not specifically defined does not doom the agreement, if sufficient external guidance exists to establish how the parties would define the term.
Following up on the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, vacatur, and remand for reconsideration in light of DIRECTV, the West Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated a PDAA it had previously refused to enforce.
By Sarah G. Anderson
An unsigned arbitration agreement may be enforced against the signatory of a separate but related agreement, where the latter clearly and unequivocally refers and calls attention to the arbitration agreement and the signatory acknowledges that he received and read the arbitration agreement.