Investor Advisory Clinic Director Appointed to FINRA’s National Mediation and Arbitration Committee

Nicole Iannarone, associate clinical professor and director of the Investor Advocacy Clinic, was named to FINRA’s National Mediation and Arbitration Committee (NAMC).  FINRA is a self-regulated organization that oversees broker and dealer operations. NAMC makes recommendations concerning recruitment, qualification, training … Continue reading

Clinic Comments on Proposed Changes to Simplified Arbitration

As part of its mission of serving regular investors, the Investor Advocacy Clinic reviews FINRA rule proposals and submits comments after fully evaluating the proposal.  Last week, the clinic commented on FINRA SR-2018-003, a proposal that would provide additional options to … Continue reading

Investor Advocacy Clinic’s Noens Serves as Co-Counsel in FINRA Arbitration

In October, an Atlanta attorney contacted Georgia State Law’s Investor Advocacy Clinic and asked it to co-counsel in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration case. Second semester clinic student Robert F. Noens (J.D. ’18) stepped up on behalf of the … Continue reading

Business Arbitration Practicum Offers Practical Experience

The result of a Teaching Innovation Grant, Georgia State Law’s new Business Arbitration Practicum teaches students real-world skills in client representation, case management, negotiation and arbitration by working through simulated securities arbitration problems. Nicole G. Iannarone, assistant clinical professor and … Continue reading