We Called It (Again)! In Justice Gorsuch’s First Arbitration-Related Opinion, SCOTUS Holds Unanimously in New Prime that the FAA Exempts Independent Contractors
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In the first arbitration-centric Opinion authored by Justice Gorsuch, the Supreme Court on January 15th holds unanimously in New Prime, Inc. v.

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A Final Assessment of My 2018 Consumer and Employment Arbitration Predictions – Part II
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By George H. Friedman*

SAC Contributing Legal Editor and Board of Editors Member

Toward the end of last year, I authored a blog post,

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Dispute Resolution Triathlon 2018 Results Are In! University of Pittsburgh Law Is Overall Winner
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October 13-14 was the Tenth Annual Securities Dispute Resolution Triathlon – a joint initiative of FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution and the St.

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SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in New Prime. Looks to Us Like FAA Will Exempt Independent Contractors Engaged in Interstate Commerce
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Oral argument took place October 3rd before a short-handed Supreme Court in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, the first of three arbitration cases the Court will hear this Term.

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Six-Year Study Shows Arbitration Is Good for Plaintiffs’ Attorneys
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A massive study to be published in 2019 shows that arbitration can be beneficial to the plaintiffs’ bar and that the odds of victory increase significantly for parties represented by counsel.

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Exactly Where is an Arbitration Award in Cyberspace Made? Time to Modernize the Federal Arbitration Act
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By George H. Friedman*

SAC Contributing Legal Editor and Board of Editors Member

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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