Second Circuit: Investment Advisor Not Covered by Plaintiff’s Employment Arbitration Agreement

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently concluded that investment advisor Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb must face a proposed class action under ERISA Section 502(a)(2) for breach of fiduciary duty relating to its alleged mismanagement of a profit-sharing plan sponsored by DST Systems, Inc. Cooper v. Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc., No. 17-2805 (2d Cir. March 4, 2021).

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