Poor Henry Schein. After Seven Years, Still No Arbitration, Even After SCOTUS Victory Earlier this Year
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

Evaluating the parties predispute arbitration agreement (“PDAA”) for delegation of arbitrability after remand from SCOTUS earlier this year,

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Walters v. Boustead Securities LLC
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By Paul J. Dubow

*Although an appraisal may sometimes be considered to be an arbitration, the underlying contract must specifically designate it as such.

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Well, We Are Persistent. Comment Period Ended Mid-July on NJ Fiduciary Proposal. Comments Are Not Posted Online but We’ve Pieced Together an Analysis
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Editor-in-Chief

The comment period closed July 18 on New Jersey’s proposed fiduciary rule, with somewhat predictable comments.

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Snyder v. JP Morgan Securities LLC
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By Noah D. Sorkin

Plaintiff’s various causes of action in Breach of Contract lawsuit are dismissed where facts allege do not support claims or plaintiff effectively waived his claims.

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Pointing Fingers: A Peek Behind an Explained Award
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Leggett v. Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, FINRA ID #17-01077 (Atlanta, GA, 8/1/19) is unusual because it not only includes explanations for two expungements,

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Barrett Financial of North Jersey, LLC v. Creative Financial Group of New Jersey
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By David C. Franceski, Jr.

*In the absence of an express contractual undertaking, the Court will not imply an obligation on the part of a terminating financial firm to “buy” the terminated agent’s business based solely on claimed lack of good faith and fair dealing.

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