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The Neutral Corner - Volume 1—2023

The Neutral Corner – Volume 1—2023

Mission Statement

Update on Lowenstein Recommendations (by Shannon Bond)

FINRA Dispute Resolution Services (DRS) and FINRA News

  • Arbitration Case Filings and Trends
  • Proposed Rule Change to Amend the Codes of Arbitration Procedure to Make Various Clarifying and Technical Changes
  • Proposed Rule Change to Amend the Codes of Arbitration Procedure to Modify the Current Process Relating to the Expungement of Customer Dispute Information
  • COVID-19 Impact on Arbitration and Mediation Hearings 
  • Virtual Arbitration Hearing Statistics
  • Now Available: 2022 Arbitrator and Mediator Diversity Statistics
  • Updated Arbitrator Resource Guide for Virtual Hearings and New Pro Se User Guide for Zoom Hearings
  • Prehearing Conferences by Zoom
  • Arbitrator and Party Experience Survey Enhancements
  • Register for the DR Portal Today (include resources for help with registration/password)
  • Update to Business Mileage Rate
  • 2023 American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Spring Conference
  • 2023 FINRA Annual Conference

Mediation Update

  • Mediation Case Filings and Trends 
  • Mediation List Process and Disclosure Updates 
  • FINRA’s Mediation Program for Small Arbitration Claims
  • Mediator Training Opportunities
  • Become a FINRA Mediator

Questions and Answers

  • Dissenting Arbitrators

Education and Training 

  • 2022 Neutral Workshop: DR Portal and Tips for Efficient Hearings 
  • Expungement Training Link

Quarterly Arbitrator Disclosure Reminder 
FINRA Offices