Latest SAC Podcast Tackles “Employment Issues in Securities Arbitration in the Wake of Epic Systems”
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The current state of securities industry employment arbitration, including what the Supreme Court’s Epic Systems decision may mean for the financial services sector, were the core topics discussed recently by an experienced panel of securities arbitration experts in the sixth SAC Podcast.

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An Epic Precedent Entails Enforcing a Class Action Waiver in an Employment Dispute: Lavar v. Credit Suisse Securities (USA), LLC
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

*Class action waivers in employment agreements are enforceable. **FINRA Rule 13204’s prohibition against compelling a member of a certified or putative class to arbitrate may be contractually waived.

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SCOTUS Rules in Epic Systems. What it Means for Securities Employment Arbitration
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By George H. Friedman*

SAC Board Member and Contributing Legal Editor

[This guest blog post is derived from a feature article by the same name appearing in 2018:3 Securities Arbitration Commentator]

In a 5-4 decision split along ideological lines,

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SCOTUS Hits the Arbitration Certiorari Trifecta: What’s in Store for Financial Industry Arbitration?
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By George H. Friedman*

SAC Board Member and Contributing Legal Editor

Having already agreed to review two arbitration-centric cases next Term,

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Federal Court Follows FINRA in Canceling Class Action Waiver: Zoller v. UBS Securities, LLC
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FINRA’s Rule 13204 restriction on enforcing arbitration against class action participants is not a “contrary congressional command” that might override the FAA mandate to enforce pre-dispute arbitration agreements (PDAAs),

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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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