In February 2011, FINRA started allowing claimants to choose an all-public panel in securities arbitrations. I thought it was window-dressing. I did not think that the presence or absence of a non-public arbitrator would make a difference. In 2011, FINRA […]
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Remember the case I was ranting about? The one where Wells Fargo’s lawyers billed for ridiculous tasks and ridiculous amounts of time. They can be found here and here. Well, the award came out. My client was ordered to pay […]
Dear Ken Abbas – As promised, I am mentioning your name in my blog. Unlike you, I like to tell people the truth. You see, you told me that we spoke in October of last year. We never spoke and […]
We are continuing to analyze Wells Fargo’s counsel’s bills. Aside from identical billing entries for both identical or differing amounts, it seems that the firm may have figured out a way to recoup its investment, then waste it, on electronic […]
The application of a limitations period in arbitration has always been a source of controversy. FINRA has its famous “six year rule.” But other than that, there didn’t seem to be much order when it came to applying a time […]
Within the last 20 years, corporate billing policies have become much more prevalent. This was a result, in my opinion, of lawyers and law firms becoming pigs and billing for ridiculous things and outrageous amounts. Most law firms, chastened by […]