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FINRA Did Not Abuse Discretion in Failing to Extend List Due Date. No Implied Offset in Arbitrators’ Award
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FINRA staff acted within authority granted by the Code of Arbitration Procedure when they declined to extend the date for returning arbitrator rankings. And,

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West Virginia Supreme Court Follows Through on Schumacher Remand from SCOTUS
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Following up on the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, vacatur, and remand for reconsideration in light of DIRECTV, the West Virginia Supreme Court has reinstated a PDAA it had previously refused to enforce.

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Mediation No Longer the Rodney Dangerfield of Dispute Resolution?
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By George H. Friedman*

[The author thanks the Securities Arbitration Commentator for letting him borrow liberally from its coverage of the cases below in its weekly Securities Arbitration Alert]

Mediation in my eyes has sometimes been treated like the Rodney Dangerfield of the alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) field,

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