Broker-dealers who engage with customers as “introducing broker-dealers” don’t perform the “back office” tasks needed to clear and settle transactions. Rather, they rely on specialized clearing broker-dealers to perform those functions for the introducing BDs,
We complete our series of summaries focusing on 2017 Awards by turning to Employee-Member cases in which the claimant requested more than nominal compensatory damages.
In SAA 2018-24, we identified the four broker-dealers (BDs) with the largest presence in securities arbitration, with special emphasis on their Customer-Member Awards. This week,
In this two-part survey, the latest in our series on 2017 Awards, we focus on the broker-dealers (BDs) with the largest number of Awards issued that year;
How much of the forum costs each party must pay is a matter for the discretion of the Arbitrators. Our second annual analysis of cost assessments in Customer-Member Awards (see SAA 2016-21 (May 31) for the original survey) once again reveals a decided tendency to favor customer claimants.
In the first part of our survey on punitive damages (see SAA 2018-13 (Apr. 4)), we took a “forest-level” look at this type of relief,