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
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
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
By Mary Ann Hanke, Fall 2016 Student Intern The arbitration hearing is the pinnacle step in this process. After a filing a statement of claim, everything you have done has been in preparation of this hearing. You have your arbitrator, … Continue reading
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
By Geoff Hafer, Spring 2016 Student Intern So in our final topic of the Simplified Arbitration Series, we are looking at who the arbitrators are in Simplified Arbitrations and how they are appointed. As outlined earlier in the series, Simplified … Continue reading
By Geoff Hafer, Spring 2016 Student Intern So in part four of the Simplified Arbitration series, we are looking at discovery in Simplified Arbitration. Now some might say, hey limited discovery that’s good right?
By Geoff Hafer, Spring 2016 Student Intern So in part three of the Simplified Arbitration Series, we are looking at potential drawbacks of Simplified Arbitration.
By Geoff Hafer, Spring 2016 Student Intern So in part two of the Simplified Arbitration Series, we are looking at the potential benefits of Simplified Arbitration. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is one of timing. On average, parties who file … Continue reading
By Geoff Hafer, Spring 2016 Student Intern In this five part series, I will be discussing Simplified Arbitration under FINRA Rule 12800. We will look at the potential benefits of Simplified Arbitration, some of the drawbacks of Simplified Arbitration, how … Continue reading