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Alan H. Schorr Scores Another Big Victory Against Mandatory Arbitration

On January 16, 2019, the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a published decision reversing a trial court order which had compelled a plaintiff to submit her case to binding arbitration. This was another big victory by Alan H. Schorr of … Continue reading

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Updates to Massachusetts Breach Notification Law – Much More Than Mandatory Credit Monitoring

Observers of the recent changes in the Massachusetts data breach notification law likely will focus on the addition of the obligation to provide 18 months of credit monitoring following a breach involving Social Security numbers (42 months, if the breached … Continue reading

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If 6 Turned Out To Be 9, I Don’t Mind (But 3? or 2!): The Uneven Implementation of Mandatory Experiential Credits

Robert Kuehn, Washington University School of Law, blog post author  Legal education took almost 100 years before requiring that all J.D. students receive instruction in professional skills and, even then in 2014, acted modestly. In adopting a six-credit experiential coursework … Continue reading

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Delaware Law and Mandatory Shareholder Claim Arbitration Provisions

One idea that resurfaces from time to time is the suggestion that companies ought to adopt bylaw or charter provisions mandating the arbitration of shareholder claims, including claims under the federal securities laws. The current SEC Chair, Jay Clayton, has … Continue reading

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Mandatory shareholder arbitration being considered by SEC … again?

Apparently the whole issue of mandatory arbitration of shareholder disputes has begun to percolate again. The issue is whether the SEC should permit registration statements to go effective with mandatory shareholder arbitration provisions in their corporate charters. This had been… … Continue reading

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