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SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Suski author.

SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Suski

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. The Supreme Court heard oral argument February 28 in Coinbase...

By George Friedman
California Court Defines “Dispute” in EFASASHA author.

California Court Defines “Dispute” in EFASASHA

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. A California appellate court rules that the Ending Forced Arbitration...

By George Friedman
AAAI Podcast Episode 1 with Bridget McCormack author.

AAAI Podcast Episode 1 with Bridget McCormack

AAAI Podcast Episode 1 with Bridget McCormack At Legalweek in New York, Bridget and Zach unveil the mission statement of...

By Bridget McCormack, Zach Abramowitz
AAA on Artificial Intelligence: A New Horizon in Arbitration and Mediation (video) author.

AAA on Artificial Intelligence: A New Horizon in Arbitration and Mediation (video)

The New York legal community gathered December 12, 2023 at the American Arbitration Association® (AAA®) offices in Midtown New York...

By Kendal Enz
AAA Launches New AAAi Lab Offering Products, Education, Guidance & News author.

AAA Launches New AAAi Lab Offering Products, Education, Guidance & News

Latest Technology Innovation Seeks to Support AAA Users, Arbitrators, & Broader Legal Community with Incorporating Generative AI into ADR Processes NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2023 –...

By Colin Rule
The Business Response to the Rise in Mass Arbitrations  author.

The Business Response to the Rise in Mass Arbitrations 

It is a lesser-known fact but most businesses usually cover most, if not all, of the costs associated with the...

By Damini Mohan
Ticketmaster’s New Dispute Resolution Process – Rethinking Consumer Arbitration author.

Ticketmaster’s New Dispute Resolution Process – Rethinking Consumer Arbitration

Within the vibrant and expansive world of live entertainment and ticketing, where the stage is set, the lights are lowered,...

By Indraneel Gunjal, Damini Mohan
The Coinbase Case: Implications for Standard Form Contract Arbitration Disputes author.

The Coinbase Case: Implications for Standard Form Contract Arbitration Disputes

In a class action suit brought against Coinbase, a CryptoCurrency trading platform,  its consumers asserted that their accounts were mishandled,...

By Damini Mohan
2023: The Year of OArb author.

2023: The Year of OArb

A common question asked after our presentations on online dispute resolution (ODR) is: “when can we expect the arrival of...

By Amy Schmitz, Colin Rule
Metaverse and Digital Identity author.

Metaverse and Digital Identity

The term metaverse was first coined by Neal Stephenson in his 1992 science fiction novel Snow Crash.  In the novel,...

By Ken Korea
Musings of Metaverse Arbitration author.

Musings of Metaverse Arbitration

What is the internet’s current favorite buzzword? Metaverse. In simple terms, the metaverse is an interactive three-dimensional virtual world. The...

By Brittany Munn, Amy Schmitz
Canada– Court Determines Arbitrator Jurisdiction, Exercising Exception to Competence-Competence  author.

Canada– Court Determines Arbitrator Jurisdiction, Exercising Exception to Competence-Competence 

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Isagenix International LLC v. Harris, 2023 BCCA 96, Justice...

By Joanne Luu
SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Coinbase author.

SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Coinbase

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. The Supreme Court heard oral argument this week...

By George Friedman
Tenth Circuit: Effective Vindication Exception Invalidates Arbitration Agreement. ERISA Action Advances in Court author.

Tenth Circuit: Effective Vindication Exception Invalidates Arbitration Agreement. ERISA Action Advances in Court

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. A U.S. Court of Appeals holds that the...

By Harry Jacobowitz
Canada– Class Actions: Rules for Referral to Arbitration Should be Followed  author.

Canada– Class Actions: Rules for Referral to Arbitration Should be Followed 

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Vidéotron c. 9238-0831 Québec inc. (Caféier-Boustifo), 2023 QCCA 110,...

By Marie-Claude Martel
Split Ninth Circuit Holds California’s AB-51 is Preempted by the FAA author.

Split Ninth Circuit Holds California’s AB-51 is Preempted by the FAA

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. A divided Ninth Circuit Panel holds that California’s...

By George Friedman
EFASASHA Didn’t Invalidate Employment PDAA, But Unconscionability Did author.

EFASASHA Didn’t Invalidate Employment PDAA, But Unconscionability Did

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Because the employee’s sexual harassment lawsuit predated the...

By George Friedman
Mandatory Arbitration in Investment Disputes? Registered Investment Advisers Get to Decide… author.

Mandatory Arbitration in Investment Disputes? Registered Investment Advisers Get to Decide…

Most investors do not understand the difference between two types of financial advisors who they often rely on for investment...

By Brittany Munn
Canada – Procedural Fairness in International Arbitration author.

Canada – Procedural Fairness in International Arbitration

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. “Out here, due process is a bullet”, said John...

By Myriam Seers
SCOTUS Again Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award author.

SCOTUS Again Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. For the second time in a few months,...

By George Friedman
Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I) author.

Canada – What is Next for Arbitration and Insolvency? (Part I)

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. This past year brought two important decisions about the...

By Eric Morgan, James Plotkin
SCOTUS to Take Up FAA Section 16 Question author.

SCOTUS to Take Up FAA Section 16 Question

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Reversing a recent trend, the Supreme Court has...

By George Friedman
Judge’s Interpretation of an Ambiguous Arbitration Agreement Survives, Despite Post-Decision Recusal for Conflict of Interest author.

Judge’s Interpretation of an Ambiguous Arbitration Agreement Survives, Despite Post-Decision Recusal for Conflict of Interest

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. A U.S. District Court judge, after issuing an...

By Harry Jacobowitz
Canada – Narrow Basis For Excess Jurisdiction Set Aside Challenges Reaffirmed author.

Canada – Narrow Basis For Excess Jurisdiction Set Aside Challenges Reaffirmed

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Mensula Bancorp Inc. v. Halton Condominium Corporation No. 137, 2022...

By Jonathan Eades
Alleging Arbitrator Bias, Oppenheimer Moves to Vacate FINRA Panel’s $36+ Million Award author.

Alleging Arbitrator Bias, Oppenheimer Moves to Vacate FINRA Panel’s $36+ Million Award

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Oppenheimer has moved to vacate a massive Award...

By George Friedman
Arbitration of Investor Claims in An Industry-Sponsored Forum – A Look Back at 20 Years of Lessons author.

Arbitration of Investor Claims in An Industry-Sponsored Forum – A Look Back at 20 Years of Lessons

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog, here. Introduction Industry-sponsored arbitration has long been the only...

By Courtney M. Werning, David Neuman, Jorge L. Riera, Michael S. Edmiston
Canada – Arbitral Award Enforced despite Russian Sanctions author.

Canada – Arbitral Award Enforced despite Russian Sanctions

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Angophora Holdings Limited v. Ovsyankin, 2022 ABKB 711, Justice Romaine...

By Myriam Seers
SCOTUS Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award author.

SCOTUS Declines to Review Case Involving FINRA Award

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. here. The Supreme Court on October 31 denied Certiorari in Caputo v....

By George Friedman
Canada – Foreign Award Enforcement Upheld on Appeal Despite Previous Attornment to Court author.

Canada – Foreign Award Enforcement Upheld on Appeal Despite Previous Attornment to Court

This article was first published in the Arbitration Matters Blog, here. In Wang v. Luo, 2022 ONSC 5544, Justice LeMay, sitting...

By James Plotkin
FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through 3Q: Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Have Definitely Stabilized. Mediation Filings Are Still Up, But Continue to Slow Down author.

FINRA DRS Posts Stats Through 3Q: Customer and Industry Arbitration Claims Have Definitely Stabilized. Mediation Filings Are Still Up, But Continue to Slow Down

This article was first published on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog. here. FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (“DRS”) has posted case statistics through...

By George Friedman

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