This post first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog.  The blog’s editor-in-chief is George H. Friedman, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Arbitartion Resolution Services, Inc. FINRA’s Board met in mid-December and among other matters approved changes to the arbitrator listing process. FINRA’s Board of Governors met in person December 14 – 15. As reported in SAA 2022-47 (Dec. 15), the…

This post first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog.  The blog’s editor-in-chief is George H. Friedman, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Arbitartion Resolution Services, Inc. The President has signed into law a new statute barring enforcement of predispute nondisclosure or nondisparagement clauses in disputes involving sexual assault or harassment. Mr. Biden on December 7 signed the bipartisan Speak Out Act, S. 4524….

This post first appeared on the Securities Arbitration Alert blog.  The blog’s editor-in-chief is George H. Friedman, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Arbitartion Resolution Services, Inc. Reversing a recent trend, the Supreme Court has agreed to review an arbitration-related case this Term. Specifically, the Court’s December 9 Order List grants Certiorari in Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, No. 22-105. The issue in this case…

Passengers who had suffered no injury lacked Article III standing to challenge an arbitration clause in Amtrak’s Terms and Conditions. Amtrak’s passenger Terms and Conditions have since 2019 contained a predispute arbitration agreement applying to: “all claims, disputes, or controversies, past, present, or future, that otherwise would be resolved in a court of law or before a forum other than arbitration.”…

For further information contact: Mark Norych, Esq. With many court systems essentially having ground to a halt due to COVID-19, and others very slowly partially reopening, parties in civil litigations are facing long delays getting their dispute resolved in the reasonably near future. And, as the crisis abates a substantial logjam will need to be…

ARS is excited to announce that Asha Hemrajani has joined its advisory board for the Pan-Asian region. Her addition signifies ARS’ expansion of service outside the United States. Ms. Hemrajani is a mediator and a tech entrepreneur with a career history in telecommunications, internet governance and cybersecurity. She has successfully mediated commercial disputes, is an…

Technology Helps to Drive Down Costs and Expedite Cases Los Angeles, California—CourtCall, the nation’s leading legal technology provider for remote appearances, and Arbitration Resolution Services Inc., (ARS), a leading technology provider in online dispute resolution, have entered into an agreement which will allow federal, state, county and municipal courts and businesses across the country the…

The Nebraska Supreme Court affirmed the arbitration decision rendered by Arbitration Resolution Services in Palagi and Wheat v. Prospect Funding Holdings after a series of appeals.

Many used car dealerships offer free limited warranties to incentivize buyers to purchase cars. Unfortunately, when there is a dispute over what is covered by a warranty, litigation can be very expensive, particularly for small claims. No matter the dollar amount, the dealer’s attorney still must show up in court to argue the matter because…

By Mark D. Norych, Esq. President and General Counsel Arbitration Resolution Services, Inc. Contracts are legally enforceable agreements which are usually, but not necessarily, in writing and involve some type of transaction. Historically, the only way to enforce a contract in the event of a breach was to file a law suit. Law suits are…

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