Prior decisions held they couldn't order parties to mediate under the FAA because it's not covered by the statue.
The lawsuit was over the regulations regarding fiduciary conflict of interest rules for retirement plans.
Seventh Circuit reverses its decision upholding an arbitration award.
By Jaya Sharma
A cautionary note for counsel seeking to challenge enforcement of an award and a road map for how to conduct a bulletproof arbitration.
By Anthony J. Rospert
Arbitration rules do provide some means to secure the information necessary to prosecute your case.
By Carolyn G. Burnette
"Iskanian rule" affirmed, invalidating action waivers requiring individual arbitration of Private Attorneys General Act claims.
Boyarsky talks on the integral part exception to section 5 of the FAA, including a discussion of the December 2015 cert petition in Golden Living Center v. Wert. (9:22 min)
Listen as Harout Samra discusses the recent and surprising developments with regard to the T.T.P. and the sweeping changes in how investors state disputes are going to be resolved. (7:34 min)
Too often people view conflict as an either-or proposition. Professor and author Bernie Mayer describes seven key polarities that can all lead to conflict resolution—not simply a "winner" and a "loser." (11:24 min)
Presented by the Alternative Dispute Resolution and Securities Litigation Committees
We know that in complex commercial litigation choosing the correct expert is an essential step in putting your case together. What happens when you mediate the resolution of your case? Under what circumstances should you bring your expert to the mediation? This practical Roundtable will explore the various ways of using your expert in connection with mediating the settlement of your case. Join us for a lively discussion between seasoned litigators, an expert and a mediator on this important issue. (56:25 min)
Registration for the CLE webinar, "Reflective Practitioner Group for Mediators: A New Way to Come Together," is now open.
Registration for the Section of Dispute Resolution program “Arbitration Case Law-Annual Update Webinar” is now open.
Registration for ABA Section of International of Law 8th Annual Conference on the Resolution of CIS-Related Business Disputes is now open.
The Associations believe that the rule is not in the public interest or for the protection of consumers, and it is not consistent with the Bureau’s March 2015 Empirical Study of consumer arbitration.
On August 3, 2016, FINRA filed with the SEC a proposed rule change to amend FINRA Rule 12504 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Customer Disputes and FINRA Rule 13504 of the Code of Arbitration Procedure for Industry Disputes.
The AAA’s À La Carte Services do not require end-to-end case administration, but permit parties to use various services as stand-alone procedures.
The ADR Committee is very proud to announce the formation of two new Subcommittees: the Women in Dispute Resolution Committee and the Dispute Counseling and Advocacy Committee.
According to the Huffington Post, on March 11, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education proposed regulations that would bar pre-dispute arbitration agreements covering for-profit educational institutions.
Read the director's speech about the effects on consumers of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration clauses and the steps the CFPB is taking to mitigate what they believe are harmful effects of these clauses.