Category: Government

Has the 11th Circuit Clarified the Transportation Worker Exemption of the FAA or Just Created a Circuit Split? author.

Has the 11th Circuit Clarified the Transportation Worker Exemption of the FAA or Just Created a Circuit Split?

This article was first published on the Employment Class Action Blog here. In a published June 22 opinion, the Eleventh...

By John Lewis
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 15 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 15

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about growth in arbitration...

By Marsha Ternus, Deborah Hylton, Michael Pitton, Amy Schmitz
Amicus Briefs Are Coming in on Servotronics. And Oral Argument Is Set author.

Amicus Briefs Are Coming in on Servotronics. And Oral Argument Is Set

This article first appeared in the weekly Securities Arbitration Alert of 22 July 2021 and is reposted here with permission....

By George Friedman
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 14 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 14

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about the biggest pitfalls...

By Deborah Hylton, Marsha Ternus, Michael Pitton, Amy Schmitz
Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration author.

Unconscious Bias in International Arbitration

This article first appeared on the Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. Arbitrators are inevitably bound by a duty of...

By Frederico Singarajah
Back-to-the-Office: The Key ADR Institutions Update Us on their Plans author.

Back-to-the-Office: The Key ADR Institutions Update Us on their Plans

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert, here. As more and more financial services firms announce their plans...

By George Friedman
Snapshot on Data Protection from the 2021 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration: Adapting Arbitration to a Changing World author.

Snapshot on Data Protection from the 2021 QMUL Survey on International Arbitration: Adapting Arbitration to a Changing World

The School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with White & Case LLP prepared the...

By Cemre Kadioglu, Dr. Martin Beckmann
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 13 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 13

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about advice for attorneys...

By Michael Pitton, Deborah Hylton, Marsha Ternus, Amy Schmitz
The 2020 SIAC Annual Report: Trends & Questions author.

The 2020 SIAC Annual Report: Trends & Questions

This article first appeared on Thomson Reuters Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. One day short of April Fool’s Day this...

By Hanna Azkiya
Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic On (Physical) Litigation and International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland author.

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic On (Physical) Litigation and International Arbitration Proceedings in Switzerland

This article first appeared on Global Arbitration News by Baker McKenzie, here. With the emergence of the COVID-19 virus in...

By Valentina Hirsiger, Lukas Frommelt
Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 12 author.

Arbitration Tips-N-Tools (TNT): Round 12

In this round of Arbitration Tips-N-Tools, Professor Amy Schmitz asks some of the leading arbitration practitioners about hiring a third...

By Marsha Ternus, Deborah Hylton, Michael Pitton, Amy Schmitz
Are We Seeing the Start of a Tectonic Shift on Mandatory PDAAs in the Financial Services Field? author.

Are We Seeing the Start of a Tectonic Shift on Mandatory PDAAs in the Financial Services Field?

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA), here. This is less a letter from the editor and more...

By George Friedman
Remedying a Slip in an Award author.

Remedying a Slip in an Award

This blog was originally published on the Practical Law Arbitration blog on 18 May 2021. Practical Law is part of Thomson Reuters A new...

By Michael Lampert
The Tide Rises: Will Biden’s Blue Wave Wash Away Mandatory Arbitration? author.

The Tide Rises: Will Biden’s Blue Wave Wash Away Mandatory Arbitration?

This article first appeared on the Financial Institutions Law Alert, here. Congressional rumblings about outlawing mandatory arbitration clauses are relatively...

By Joseph Calabrese
SCOTUS Denies Certiorari in Selden. At Issue: FAA Review of Awards Based on Public Policy author.

SCOTUS Denies Certiorari in Selden. At Issue: FAA Review of Awards Based on Public Policy

This article first appeared in the Securities Arbitration Alert Blog. As reported in SAA 2021-19 (May 20), the Supreme Court...

By George Friedman
Remember the FINRA Case Where the Broker Challenged a Zoom Hearing Ordered Over His Objection? It’s Been Awarded author.

Remember the FINRA Case Where the Broker Challenged a Zoom Hearing Ordered Over His Objection? It’s Been Awarded

This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA), here. The arbitration underlying a suit challenging a FINRA Panel’s authority to...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 58: Prof. Rachel J. Goedken, Director, Werner Institute, Creighton Law author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 58: Prof. Rachel J. Goedken, Director, Werner Institute, Creighton Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Professor Rachel J. Goedken, Director of the Werner Institute at Creighton...

By Rachel Goedken, Amy Schmitz
Facebook’s Oversight Board, Trump, and Arbitration author.

Facebook’s Oversight Board, Trump, and Arbitration

This article first appeared on the Arbitration USA Blog, here. Earlier today, Facebook’s Oversight Board issued its decision regarding Donald Trump’s suspension...

By Imre Szalai
FINRA Issues Reg Notice on “Do’s and Don’ts” of PDAA Use in Customer Agreements author.

FINRA Issues Reg Notice on “Do’s and Don’ts” of PDAA Use in Customer Agreements

This article first appeared on the Securites Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog here. FINRA has issued a Regulatory Notice reminding industry...

By George Friedman
Arbitration of Digital Disputes in Smart Contracts and The Release of The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules from The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce author.

Arbitration of Digital Disputes in Smart Contracts and The Release of The Digital Dispute Resolution Rules from The UK Jurisdiction Taskforce

This article first appeared on Arbitration Notes by Herbert Smith Freehills, here. On 22 April 2021 the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce...

By Craig Tevendale, Chris Parker, Dorothy Livingston, Vanessa Naish, Charlie Morgan
Enforcing Arbitral Awards Globally Practical Considerations author.

Enforcing Arbitral Awards Globally Practical Considerations

This article first appeared on the Practical Law Arbitration Blog, here. What happens after a claimant successfully obtains an arbitral award against...

By Christopher Tan, Christina Liew
COVID-19’s Continued Impact on ADR Providers: The Key Institutions Update Us on Plans for the Future author.

COVID-19’s Continued Impact on ADR Providers: The Key Institutions Update Us on Plans for the Future

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog here. The COVID-19 pandemic hit all Americans in many...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 57: Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 57: Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation Amy interviews Independent Arbitrator Julie G. Hopkins from Calgary, Canada. Julie has decided...

By Julie Hopkins, Amy Schmitz
ICSID and UNCITRAL Release Version Two of the Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Dispute author.

ICSID and UNCITRAL Release Version Two of the Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Dispute

ICSID and UNCITRAL have just released an update to the draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in International Investment Disputes. This...

By Stacie Strong
Margin Debt Hits An All-time High of $814 Million. Any Arbitration Implications? author.

Margin Debt Hits An All-time High of $814 Million. Any Arbitration Implications?

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) blog, here. Margin debt in February grew to $814 million,...

By George Friedman
Arbitration Conversation No. 55: Jan Martinez, Director, Gould ADR Program, Stanford Law School author.

Arbitration Conversation No. 55: Jan Martinez, Director, Gould ADR Program, Stanford Law School

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Janet Martinez, Director, Gould Negotiation and Mediation Program; Director, Gould Alternative...

By Janet Martinez, Amy Schmitz
GAO Report Says Arbitration Has Impacted Servicemember Rights, But to what Extent is Unclear author.

GAO Report Says Arbitration Has Impacted Servicemember Rights, But to what Extent is Unclear

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert Blog, here. The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has released a Report...

By George Friedman
Prehearing Issues Raised by Virtual Hearings of FINRA Arbitrations author.

Prehearing Issues Raised by Virtual Hearings of FINRA Arbitrations

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has made significant changes to the arbitration process in response to the COVID-19 pandemic....

By Joel Everest, Josh Jones
FINRA Posts Dispute Resolution Stats Through February: A Decent Month After a Rough Start to the Year author.

FINRA Posts Dispute Resolution Stats Through February: A Decent Month After a Rough Start to the Year

This article first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA) Blog, here. FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) posted case statistics through February...

By George Friedman
Right to a Physical Hearing Project: The Release of 20 New Reports Reinforces Core Trends and Important Divergences author.

Right to a Physical Hearing Project: The Release of 20 New Reports Reinforces Core Trends and Important Divergences

Several months ago, Co-editors Giacomo Rojas Elgueta, James Hosking and Yasmine Lahlou, in collaboration with ICCA, released a number of...

By Stacie Strong

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