NY Trial Court: “Manifest Disregard” Is Very Hard To Prove Without an Explained Award
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While “manifest disregard” may still be a viable basis for challenging an Award in New York State, that burden is very difficult to prove absent an explained Award,

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Research Group Publishes Study on Arbitration with Uninformed Consumers
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This statistical study posits that securities industry participants in FINRA arbitration enjoy an information advantage, which gives them a tactical advantage in selecting arbitrators,

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Consumer and Employment Arbitration – Six Things to Look for in 2018
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By George H. Friedman*

SAC Contributing Legal Editor and Board of Editors Member and Chairman of the Board – Arbitration Resolution Services

[This is adapted from a post originally published in the author’s blog at Arbitration Resolution Services (ARS).

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Award Mini-Survey: Top $$ Awards of 2016
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As a new year begins, we like to take the opportunity to review some of the most notable securities arbitration Award statistics of the last year.

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Explained Award Features an Explained Dissent: Schneider v. Khalsa
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Explained Award: Schneider v. Khalsa, FINRA ID #16-00680 (Albuquerque, NM, 11/23/16).

Expungement recommendations by three-member panels are almost always unanimous,

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End-Of-Summer Update on Pending FINRA Arbitration Rule Filings
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In early September we reported on updates and additions to the “Arbitration and Mediation” part of the Authority’s Website, including rule filing status.

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