Investors have a number of rights under federal and state
law which they can enforce through litigation, including for example the right
to file individual or class actions for damages. But can investors be required
to submit these kinds of claims to binding arbitration in lieu of litigation?
Companies in the United States and United Kingdom dealt with more litigation while regulatory investigations reached a five-year high, according to Fulbright's 9 th Annual Litigation Trends Survey .
After a one-year decline, litigation rose to 2010 levels as businesses on both sides of the...