2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In the face of a hurried effort by FINRA to merge its currently independent Dispute Resolution division overseeing nearly all investment arbitration cases back into the main, broker-run FINRA organization, the nonprofit Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Association (PIABA) called today for "a slowing down of this process so that there is sufficient time for the public to weigh in on this step that appears to completely contradict previous FINRA and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) statements about the need for independence, fairness and neutrality.
The Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Association supports the DOL rule, as does the union-backed Americans for Financial Reform.
In a study released last year, the Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Association (PIABA) found that an "alarmingly high" percentage of brokers--90 percent--had their arbitration records wiped clean by hinging settlement on expungement.
Amir has worked for several years with one of the best of the international arbitration bar
and we are pleased to have him as part of a team that offers a unique understanding of the regions of the world where our clients operate.
Still, the decision is a slap in the face to the international arbitration bar
and inconsistent with Canadian attempts to promote the country as an arbitration venue.
The Supreme Court surprised many members of the class action bar and the arbitration bar
with its plurality decision in Green Tree Financial Corp.
Thomas Mason [of the Norman, Oklahoma-based Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Association] used to enjoy watching Bond on Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser, and that he is sorry Bond turned out to be a crook.
Coleman of Clearwater and Robert Dyer of Orlando organized and presented the Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Association Florida Mid-Year Meeting in Ft.
8 percent) that were resolved by stipulated award or settlement from 2012-2014, according to a new report from the nonprofit Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Thomas Mason, a member of the board of directors of the Oklahoma-based Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Department of Labor (DOL) fail to move ahead with a strong fiduciary rule "investors will continue to be harmed by this conflicted advice," according to a comment letter filed today by New Orleans attorney Joseph Peiffer, the president of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Public Investors Arbitration Bar
Association President Cites Examples of Near Retirees Victimized by Industry Practices that Department of Labor Rule Would Bar