Goldman, Sachs & Co.
The Second Circuit recently upheld the use of arbitration in a Title VII gender discrimination case even when the arbitration clause forbid class-wide arbitration. In Parisi v. Goldman Sachs & Co., No. 11-5229-cv (2d Cir. March 21, 2013), the Court found that Title VII “pattern-or-practice,” which is only available to…
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit dismissed a putative antitrust case relating to short sale transactions on the grounds that federal securities laws precluded the application of antitrust laws to short sale transactions. The case, Electronic Trading Group LLC v. Banc of America Securities LLC (aka In…