The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, more commonly known as FINRA, has adopted a Code of Arbitration for Customer Disputes (FINRA has a separate code for industry disputes). Under FINRA’s Customer Code, a claim by or...more
On 1 May 2013, the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down judgment in HRX Pty Ltd v Scott  NSWSC 451 (HRX v Scott). In doing so, the Court sent a clear message to employers about the risks associated with...more
In Daou v. Huffington, No. 651997/2010 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty. Feb. 14, 2013), the Supreme Court (J. Ramos) granted nonparty Timothy Armstrong’s (“Armstrong”) motion to quash a subpoena served on him by political...more
On February 15, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an opinion upholding the authority of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to grant protections similar to those offered...more
If you are in NC state court and want to take the deposition of an out-of-state non-party, the Order last week in Out of the Box Developers, LLC v. Logicbit Corp. carries a few lessons.
Serving A Subpoena. You can't...more
In Home Construction Management, LLC v. Comet, Inc., 4D11-4022 & 4D12-21 (Fla. 4th DCA 2013), Home Construction Management, LLC. (“HCM”) and representative Abraham Omer appealed a final judgment and damage award for claims...more
The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) was enacted to ensure the enforceability and validity of arbitration agreements. Through the enactment of this sweeping legislation, Congress signaled its approval of arbitration as a form of...more
With the Supreme Court last year strengthening the case for the arbitratrion of non-compete disputes, count me in as one who is fairly confident we're going to see businesses utilizing such clauses more in employment and...more
Recently, the Arizona Court of Appeals determined that under the 2010 Arizona Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, A.R.S. §12-3001, et seq. (the AZ-RUAA), a contractual agreement to arbitrate extends to: (i) arbitration of claims...more
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