Second Circuit: 401(K) Fiduciary Breach Claims Not Subject To Arbitration

In a 2-1 split decision, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed a lower court’s decision that an arbitration agreement signed by an employee as part of his employment required that he arbitrate any fiduciary breach claims challenging the investment options and fees in his employer’s 401(k) plan.

Read the complete story here.

Featured Arbitrators

ad
View all

Read these next

Category

Arbitration Conversation No. 84: Hiro Aragaki, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, UC Hastings Law.

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Prof. Hiro Aragaki, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, UC Hastings Law. Prof. Hiro...

By Hiro Aragaki, Amy Schmitz
Category

Arbitration Conversation No. 63: Prof. Pamela Bookman of the Fordham University School of Law

In this episode of the Arbitration Conversation, Amy interviews Professor Pamela Bookman of the Fordham University School of Law on arbitral courts. Prof. Bookman is an expert in the fields...

By Pamela Bookman, Amy Schmitz
Category

The SCOTUS “Arbitration Quartet” – What You Need to Know

Introduction As our readers know, the Supreme Court just concluded a very busy Term that included an unprecedented five arbitration-centric decisions (all of which we have covered in detail).[1] Four of...

By George Friedman

Find an Arbitrator