This short piece emphasizes what makes consumer and employment arbitration in the securities industry different from consumer and employment arbitration generally. Securities law imposes non-contractual duties to arbitrate on both broker-dealers and securities employees. I believe these laws are bad policy because they restrict contractual freedom. I conclude that securities arbitration should be contractual, like other arbitration.
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