At the tail-end of June SAC brought together for a wide-ranging discussion the current and future Presidents of PIABA — Christine Lazaro and Samuel B.
The annual meeting of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association took place between Oct. 18 and 21 in San Diego. Following that event, on October 29,
Just as we went to press, we learned that several financial industry groups have sued the Department of Labor in an effort to block implementation of its new fiduciary standard rule.
On the same day, February 25, the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association issued a Report and a News Release and held a press conference to publicize the problem of unpaid arbitration Awards.
This proposal (SR-FINRA-2015-034), first filed on September 15 (see SAA 2015-35), has taken an interesting procedural path – one that now appears to be moving to a close.