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

‘This is one of the most satisfying wins of my career,’ Baltimore lawyer Gregory T. Lawrence says of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to dismiss fraud charges against his client, Jonathan Feldman. ‘This case should have never been brought against him.’ (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

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

Some developers believe the Charm City Circulator has been a big factor in encouraging people to live downtown. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

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?

Judge Albert J. Matricciani Jr.

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

Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (File)

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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Md. Court of Appeals: Denied arbitration motions cannot be immediately appealed

Court of Appeals

Businesses cannot appeal a judge’s refusal to compel arbitration of a lawsuit that is pending in a separate legal filing until that litigation ends, Maryland’s top court ruled Tuesday in a victory for consumers. The Court of Appeals’ 5-2 decision ...

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