Securities Industry Eyes Baseball Arbitration Model

Law360, New York (January 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the new year begins, the securities industry looks toward the prospect of having to resolve disputes arising from end-of-the-year terminations of financial advisors and managers.

Regardless of whether the terminations result from a reduction in force, a need to make room for lateral hires or misconduct, it is likely that securities firms will have to expend time and money to resolve resulting financial conflicts that may also cause unfavorable publicity.

Increasingly, parties in the securities industry facing litigation over significant employment-related financial disputes have turned...
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