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NASD Adds Spanish Language Material to its Dispute Resolution Web Site

Washington, D.C.—NASD announced today that its Dispute Resolution division has enhanced its Web site by providing information in Spanish. The Web site now provides links to important investor information in Spanish, as well as links to translated documents providing overviews of the dispute resolution process for parties and arbitrators.

 

NASD Dispute Resolution is the largest securities dispute resolution forum in the world. NASD facilitates the efficient resolution of monetary, business, and employment disputes between investors, securities firms, and employees of securities firms by offering both arbitration and mediation services through a network of offices across the United States.

 

"The addition of the Spanish-language information is another important milestone in the evolution of NASD's securities arbitration and mediation forum," said Linda Fienberg, President of NASD Dispute Resolution. "By providing information in Spanish, we hope to assist parties in successfully navigating through the dispute resolution process."

 

In addition to the Spanish language pages, the NASD Web site provides easy access to the most up-to-date securities arbitration and mediation program information, including necessary forms to initiate arbitration or mediation, and rules, procedures and related publications providing guidance about the arbitration and mediation processes.

 

NASD's site provides these additional Dispute Resolution resources:

 

  • An arbitration fee calculator;
  • Access for parties to arbitrators' past decisions
  • Survey results of parties' evaluations of arbitrators;
  • Online version of The Neutral Corner - a newsletter designed for NASD arbitrators and mediators;
  • Recruitment and training information and applications for arbitrators and mediators;
  • Online form to submit arbitrator profile updates and to file mediations.

 

View Spanish translation of this news release.

 

NASD is the leading private-sector provider of financial regulatory services, dedicated to bringing integrity to the markets and confidence to investors through effective and efficient regulation and complementary compliance and technology-based services. NASD touches virtually every aspect of the securities business -- from registering and educating all industry participants, to examining securities firms, enforcing both NASD rules and the federal securities laws, and administering the largest dispute resolution forum for investors and member firms. For more information please visit www.nasd.com.