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What’s Past is Prologue – All Over Again. What’s Ahead for Arbitration Filings in the Wake of Recent Volatility
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief and Richard P. Ryder, SAC Founder and President

The crashing and rebounding capital markets in the wake of the worldwide Coronavirus outbreak causes the Alert’s George H.

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FINRA Stats, 12/19: Another Slow Year at FINRA-ODR, in Terms of New Filings
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Take the final tally of 3,757 new case submissions that FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution recorded during the past year, deduct the reported total of some 500 cases for the month of August,

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Citadel Servicing Corp. v. Castle Placement, LLC
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By Jill I. Gross

FINRA Arbitrators decide whether claims by non-signatories of an arbitration agreement are arbitrable when the agreement is broadly worded and incorporates FINRA arbitration rules.

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A Final Assessment of My 2019 Consumer and Employment Arbitration Predictions
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

About a  year ago, I authored a blog post, The New Year is Here: What’s in Store for Arbitration and the Financial Services Field.

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Very Few Comments on FINRA’s Proposed Inactive Industry Party Arbitration Rule
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

The comment period closed December 13 on FINRA’s proposed rule to expand a customer’s arbitration options when firms or APs become inactive,

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The Other Shoe Drops: “Investor Choice Act” Finally Reintroduced in House and Senate. Would Amend 1934 Act and Investment Advisers Act of 1940 To Ban Mandatory Predispute Arbitration Agreements in Customer and Shareholder Relationships
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

It took a while, but joining the slew of anti-arbitration bills pending in Congress is the Investor Choice Act,

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