We published in SAA 2020-12 (Mar. 25) an article by Mediator Roger M. Deitz advocating that parties consider using telephone mediation as a way to cope with Coronavirus-related delays and disruptions to the dispute resolution process.
We issue this “Extra” Alert with breaking news of importance to our readers concerning the Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on financial services dispute resolution,
by Roger M. Deitz*
The health crisis has seeded a financial crisis in many respects far worse than anything anyone alive today has ever experienced.
Take the final tally of 3,757 new case submissions that FINRA Office of Dispute Resolution recorded during the past year, deduct the reported total of some 500 cases for the month of August,