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Arbitration clauses not subject to statute of limitations, Md. high court says

Contractual agreements to resolve legal disputes through arbitration rather than litigation are not subject to the three-year statutory time limit for filing claims that applies to lawsuits, Maryland’s top court has unanimously ruled. Because the statute of limitations does not ...

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Panel awards $1.5 million to man wrongfully involved in SEC case

A Pikesville man obtained a $1.5 million award against his broker Wednesday after an arbitration panel determined the broker was liable for wrongfully involving him in Securities and Exchange Commission litigation. The SEC previously dismissed fraud charges against Jonathan Feldman ...

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Baltimore, former Circulator operator must arbitrate contract dispute

A Baltimore judge sided with the former operators of the Charm City Circulator Wednesday, requiring its contract dispute with the city to go to arbitration rather than being resolved in a lawsuit. Baltimore filed suit against Transdev North America Inc. ...

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What is the proper role of a party-appointed arbitrator?

Coming to arbitration practice from years on the bench, I was somewhat surprised to encounter party-appointed arbitrators who were not entirely impartial. Because commercial arbitration has its roots in labor arbitration and collective bargaining negotiations with company and union representatives ...

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Frosh to Supreme Court: Arbitration does not trump workers’ right to collective action

Employers cannot compel employees to sign employment contracts binding them to arbitrate their disputes individually and waive their right to collective action, Maryland’s attorney general wrote in papers filed with the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices have long held that ...

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