FINRA’s Board of Governors met December 12-13 and approved two major arbitration-related proposals on non-attorney representatives and expungement guidance.
We reported in SAA 2018-47 (Dec.
Just when we thought the Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Fiduciary Standard Rule was officially dead, comes word that the Department may be taking another run at a Rule.
A Final Report Card on My 2017 Arbitration Predictions: “Pretty, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good!”
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).
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (“CFPB”) proposed regulation governing predispute arbitration agreements in contracts involving financial products and services – if not the Bureau itself – may face rough sledding in 2017,