Securities Arbitration


May 19, 2015 | 11:55 am - 1:00 pm EST

The Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Business Litigation CLE Committee presents “Securities Arbitration.”

This course has been granted 1.0 CLER Business / 1.0 Litigation Certification credits from the Florida Bar.


Welcome/Opening Remarks: David Steinfeld, Esq., Law Office of David Steinfeld, P.L., Board Certified Business Litigation Attorney, Business Litigation CLE Committee Chairperson

Presenter: Matthew N. Thibaut, Esq., Partner, Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell

Arbitration v. Court
Is there an enforceable arbitration agreement?
General Pros and Cons of each forum?

How to File a Claim
Know your audience
You are not drafting a pleading for a Judge

How to Select Arbitrators
What sources of information may I access?
What’s material to my case?

Discovery & Motions
Discovery in a typical arbitration case
What about depositions?
What about electronic discovery?
Are discovery sanctions available and enforced?
Limited Motions

Trying My Case
Formality of the Proceeding
Order of witnesses?