This article first appeared on Securities Arbitration Alert (SAA), here.
This is less a letter from the editor and more your editor’s musings, but I wonder whether we are seeing the start of a tectonic shift on mandatory predispute arbitration agreements (“PDAA”) in the financial services field?
As our editorial notes suggest, perhaps these BDs are trying to position themselves for a day when customer and/or employees will get to choose whether to agree to PDAAs? I also wonder whether other firms will follow suit. Time will tell….
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