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How Do Class Action Claims Work?

Graphic explains how a class action lawsuit works A civil lawsuit becomes a class action lawsuit when there is a large group of individuals pursuing similar claims due to damage or injury caused by the defendant. Some of the recent well-known cases include the Wells Fargo class action lawsuit that settled for $575 million or the lawsuit against Monsanto Roundup Weed Killer.

FINRA Arbitration Task Force Releases Final Report

Late in 2015, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Dispute Resolution Task Force, a group formed solely for the purpose of systematically assessing and critiquing securities arbitration, released its Final Report and recommendations.  The report contains 51 individual recommendations designed to improve FINRA’s heavily-regulated dispute resolution program. Some recommendations offer specific details on implementation; others urge conceptual reform of a particular aspect of the arbitration process but leave FINRA to take care of fleshing out  the details.


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