Forum Shopping in the Bargain Aisle: Wal-Mart and the Role of Adequacy of Representation in Shareholder Litigation
Forthcoming, Research Handbook on Shareholder Litigation, Edward Elgar Publishing, (eds. Sean Griffith, et al.)
28 Pages Posted: 6 Dec 2016 Last revised: 15 Dec 2016
Date Written: November 21, 2016
The chapter reviews the problem of applying res judicata and collateral estoppel in multiforum shareholder class and derivative litigation, and identifies badges of inadequacy of representation that may refine doctrine to assist in policing when applying doctrines of repose may inappropriately preclude subsequent shareholder litigation.
Keywords: Shareholder Litigation, Class Actions, Derivative Actions, Adequacy of Representation, Res Judicata, Collateral Estoppel
JEL Classification: K22, K41
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