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Could the end of mandatory FINRA arbitration be in sight?

Could the end of mandatory FINRA arbitration be in sight?

A number of former SEC and FINRA officials spoke out last week against mandatory arbitration overseen by FINRA. They argue that brokers and investors would be better served by resolving their disputes in open court. Ending mandatory arbitration would mark a sea-change...

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Fresh legal trouble brewing for Boeing?

Fresh legal trouble brewing for Boeing?

A Russian airline, Avia, recently became the first airline to file suit against Boeing for breach of contract over the troubled 737 Max 8 jet. The new plane from Boeing suffered two software-related crashes in the last year, killing all 346 people on board the planes....

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THE HOLIDAY TIPPING POINT

THE HOLIDAY TIPPING POINT

It’s that time of year again.  As we enter the final stretch of the year, in addition to holiday gifts for loved ones and friends, apartment dwellers also have to consider holiday tips for their building staff.  Are you required to tip?  Usually not, but it’s an...

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Residential Buildings: Beware of Workplace Accidents

Residential Buildings: Beware of Workplace Accidents

When a worker gets injured while on the job, common sense and the law both dictate that the employer will, more often than not, be at least partially liable. New York Labor Law however, also extends this liability to the owners and managing agents of buildings where...

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