Jennifer Zeleny, a lawyer and the lead plaintiff in a class-action suit against Wells Fargo over the creation of unauthorized accounts, in Salt Lake City, Nov. 29, 2016. The bank is arguing that arbitration clauses clients agreed to when signing legitimate accounts should also apply to disputes related to the false ones, and is trying to force such lawsuits into private arbitration.
Jennifer Zeleny, a lawyer and the lead plaintiff in a class-action suit against Wells Fargo over the creation of unauthorized accounts, in Salt Lake City, Nov. 29, 2016. The bank is arguing that arbitration clauses clients agreed to when signing legitimate accounts should also apply to disputes related to the false ones, and is trying to force such lawsuits into private arbitration. KIM RAFF NYT
Jennifer Zeleny, a lawyer and the lead plaintiff in a class-action suit against Wells Fargo over the creation of unauthorized accounts, in Salt Lake City, Nov. 29, 2016. The bank is arguing that arbitration clauses clients agreed to when signing legitimate accounts should also apply to disputes related to the false ones, and is trying to force such lawsuits into private arbitration. KIM RAFF NYT

Wells Fargo killing sham account suits by using arbitration

December 06, 2016 02:44 PM