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Whistleblower Case Involving California State Bar Association Sent to Arbitration
6/23/2015 7:38:25 AM
Description: A former California state bar director has made whistleblower claims and will have his case heard in arbitration. Former state Senator Joe Dunn brought a complaint against the bar and its president, Craig Holden this past November. The claim stated


Millions Paid to Investors in FINRA Settlements
6/13/2015 4:12:31 PM
Description: Two recent FINRA rulings have resulted in millions of dollars in awards to investors who reported stockbroker fraud or details of unsuitable investments. The rulings included cases against Goldman Sachs and UBS.   The Wall Street Journal


Terminated Howell Public Schools Superintendent Seeks Arbitration
12/3/2014 9:34:16 PM
Description: The Howell Public Schools Board of Education in Michigan voted 6 to 1 to terminate Ron Wilson, Superintendent of the Howell Public School system.  The reason for the termination involved a mileage reimbursement charge totaling $309.33 that the


Dodd-Frank Strategy for Avoiding Arbitration Rejected by Fourth Circuit Court
6/16/2014 7:19:48 PM
Description: In another battle between new federal arbitration laws and policies and those seeking to escape arbitration in favor of litigation, a plaintiff made an attempt to claim protection under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act


Concerns Arise about FINRA’s Arbitrators
5/26/2014 7:46:59 PM
Description:   When recent news broke about a Kansas couple involved in a Ponzi scheme run by a Morgan Stanley broker, FINRA stepped in to provide a list of potential arbitrators.  Shockingly, the list was far from helpful – two of the names


Fee Arbitration Requested in Rille and Roberts Case Against Packard
9/16/2011 9:48:42 AM
Description: Fee arbitration has become the subject of a dispute in a California state court.  It has been reported that attorneys from the firm of Packard, Packard & Johnson have filed several whistleblower lawsuits based on research compiled by Normal