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We Called It (Mostly). SCOTUS Grants Certiorari To Address Loose End in Henry Schein but Declines To Take on Broader Issues
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court agrees to review an open issue from its 2019 ruling in Henry Schein,

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Jackson County Bank v. DuSablon
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

*Broker’s request for relief from prior sanction order under FRCP 60(b) rejected. **Relief under FRCP 60(b) is extraordinary remedy and party seeking relief must show he had a meritorious claim at trial and because of the fraud,

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Fiola v. VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc.
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By Paul J. Dubow

A party cannot avoid compelled arbitration by generally denying the facts upon which the right to arbitration rests.

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Kirkland v. Robert W. Baird & Co.
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By Ben Suter

Promissory estoppel and quantum meruit claims only apply where no contract exists between the parties.

Kirkland vs.

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Swan Global Investments, LLC v. Young
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

Under the economic loss rule, a party suffering only an economic loss from the breach of an express or implied contractual duty may not assert a tort claim for the breach,

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Ninth Circuit Hears Oral Argument in Case Challenging FINRA’s Class Action Waiver Prohibition in Employment
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

A case heard by the Ninth Circuit on February 13 addressed the validity of FINRA’s negative views on class action waivers in employment arbitration agreements.

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