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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


Staten Island Synagogue Receives $1 Million Arbitration Award
11/8/2016 12:54:46 PM
Description: A Staten Island congregation claims control over an Eltingville synagogue and a $1 million arbitration ruling is invalid. The claim relates a nine-year dispute covenant between a Jewish congregation and an Orthodox Jewish non-profit corporation. A


Clinton to Weigh In on Wells Fargo Issues
10/15/2016 12:59:05 PM
Description: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton this week stated she will propose the curbing of forced arbitration in response to the Wells Fargo cases currently making news. She made her announcement in a stump speech on the campaign trail in


Longaberger Trial Date Cancelled
9/10/2016 11:56:23 AM
Description: The trial that had been sent for Tami Longaberger’s lawsuit against the Longaberger Co. was vacated in favor of arbitration. The trial was originally scheduled for the end of August in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, but will now


Stifel Claws Back More than $400,000 amidst FINRA Arbitration
8/25/2016 9:18:22 AM
Description: The company of Stifel, Nocolaus& Co. is clawing back $440,000 from an advisor discharged from the company nearly two years ago. It is the latest brokerage firm to recoup compensation that were tied to promissory notes, according to the Financial


Lockport Firefighters Headed to Arbitration
7/19/2016 11:06:21 AM
Description: The City of Lockport firefighters won their appeal last week when a state appeals court ruled they are entitled to arbitration concerning the reduction of staff. The reduction came when the city’s ambulance service was abolished in the fall of


First Citizens Advisor Receives Large Award in Arbitration Ruling
6/29/2016 12:06:56 PM
Description: One of First Citizens Bank’s former senior financial advisors will receive nearly a million dollars in damages, after claiming she was unjustly terminated based on fabricates charges. Elizabeth Stancil was awarded $985,000 in compensatory


Morgan Stanley to Pay Millions in Arbitration Ruling
6/29/2016 12:06:15 PM
Description: Investment firm Morgan Stanley has been ordered to pay more than $8.6 million to a retiree for losses experienced after alleged unauthorized trading and investments that were deemed unsuitable. This ruling came from an arbitration panel that cited a


Scranton Bank Says Arbitration is Rarely Necessary
6/6/2016 5:31:08 PM
Description: As attitudes toward mandatory arbitration change, one bank in Scranton points out there are few worries within the industry. According to a new federal rule, bank customers have more access to class action lawsuits, something that was not always an


49ers Headed to Arbitration over Rent Dispute with City
5/23/2016 4:12:17 PM
Description: San Francisco’s NFL franchise team the 49ers have filed for arbitration with the city over negotiations related to the rent for Levi’s Stadium. The team wants the city to reduce the amount of money it has to pay to play in the building.