Can Investors Be Required to Arbitrate Their Claims?

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? That...

Corporate Governance Overreach by Carlyle?

The Deal Prof looks at The Carlyle Group's proposed IPO and figures it's a corporate governance dud. I agree. Carlyle's Amended and Restated Limited Partnership Agreement ( Appendix A to the S-1A ) has a dispute resolution provision that is reprinted in relevant part below (it's lengthy...