In the roughly three weeks since Robinhood restricted trading of certain securities, including GameStop, investors have filed more than 90 federal lawsuits generally claiming that the trading app’s actions were unfair and unlawful, court records reviewed by CNBC’s Make It reveal.
Yet consumer advocates and lawmakers including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., worry that users who have filed these suits will not get their day in court. That’s because Robinhood’s user agreement contains a clause that requires disputes by users to be settled in arbitration and not in the civil court system.
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