“N.J. judge tosses suit testing legality of shareholder arbitration”

Those who have been following (or are otherwise interested) in the movement among some to institute mandatory shareholder arbitration as an alternative to shareholder class actions may enjoy this article by Alison Frankel in Reuters, discussing the New Jersey District Court’s recent decision in The Doris Behr 2012 Irrevocable Trust v. Johnson and Johnson. In addition to discussing the specific procedural infirmities of the case that led the court to dismiss it, the article discusses the wider context of the argument for what some (but not all) view as a saner way to address shareholder disputes.

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