Will Arbitration End Securities Litigation?
Daniel J. Morrissey
Gonzaga University - School of Law
March 12, 2012
Journal of Securities Regulation, 2012
Gonzaga University School of Law Research Paper No. 2012-4
Investors are given powerful tools to recover for shareholder fraud, both by way of class action suits brought under the federal securities laws and derivative suits. Recent Supreme Court decisions however that favor mandatory arbitration may allow companies to compel their stockholders to forgo class actions and derivative suits and to bring all shareholder fraud claims as single party arbitration. The article discusses how this would seriously imperil needed remedies to combat corporate corruption.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 14
Keywords: securities arbitration, securities class actions, derivative suitsAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 30, 2012 ; Last revised: August 1, 2012
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