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New Arbitration Center in the British Virgin Islands Opens Its Doors
12/24/2016 12:27:18 PM
Description: The British Virgin Islands now offers a new option for businesses to resolve disputes peacefully and without the expense or frustration of a trial. The British Virgin Islands new arbitration center is formally open for business and many of the


Nevada Supreme Court Makes Decision about Burlesque Dancer Lawsuit
10/15/2016 12:53:36 PM
Description: A lawsuit was recently filed against a Las Vegas nightclub alleging owners secretly filmed burlesque dancers naked and changing into their costumes in the private dressing room. The lawsuit has passed a preliminary hurdle and is headed to court. The


Funding for Body Cameras and Tasers on the Way after Arbitration Ruling
8/5/2016 4:18:27 PM
Description: The El Paso County Sheriff endured a setback recently following an arbitration ruling. The goal of the Sheriff Richard Wiles was to save money by civilianizing certain positions and using that money to invest in body cameras and Tasers. He still


Suspended HIV-Positive Employer Headed to Arbitration with Former Employer
5/16/2016 5:29:17 PM
Description: A man who is HIV-positive filed for labor arbitration after being suspended by his employer. Twenty-seven year old Ming, a man working for a quasi-governmental organization in Guangzhou states he hopes the arbitration will lead to his ability to


Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Forced into Arbitration
4/11/2016 5:34:03 PM
Description: The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP) is now forcing advisors to settle all disputes with the organization through arbitration, instead of taking the issues to court. According to the board’s new terms, all holders now waive


Colleges Could Face Uncertain Future if Mandatory Arbitration Clauses are Banned
3/28/2016 3:42:38 PM
Description: The Department of Education is taking a strong stand in favor of banning for profit colleges that receive federal student aid from enacting arbitration clauses for students that bring disputes against the schools. Instead of allowing students to


Arbitrator Rules Firing Over Text Messaging Scandal Justified
3/18/2016 12:02:15 PM
Description: An arbitrator recently provided a 12-page opinion concerning a case regarding the termination of a Bay City employee. The employee filed a complaint stating she believes she was wrongfully terminated after 11 years of employment after being accused


Democratic Senators Propose Law to Deal with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses
2/21/2016 6:06:50 PM
Description: A new bill was recently introduced that, if passed, would limit a company’s ability to force consumers to settle grievances outside of court through arbitration. This practice has become increasingly popular for companies and they include


Lawsuit against Fiserv Will Move Forward
2/6/2016 12:04:24 PM
Description: A filing has been rejected in federal court that was filed by a financial services firm to dismiss a pending discrimination suit pending against it. The firm wanted the court to compel arbitration. The rejection occurs in the US District Court for


Lockport, New York Firefighters Dispute Will Be Settled Through Arbitration
12/5/2015 12:38:54 PM
Description: The Appellate Division of State Supreme Court recently ruled unanimously that the courts should not be responsible for settling disputes between public employee unions and government. This entitles Lockport, New York firefighters to arbitration