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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation (“Lincoln Financial”) settled allegations it failed to adequately supervise its employees’ solicitation and sale of a hedge fund (offered as a sub-account to a private placement variable annuity (“PPVA”)).
In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week, the focus this month on “What They Didn’t Teach You in Law School” is on representing a client with diminished mental capacity. According to the leading mental health organization in the country, 1 in 5 adults in the United States suffer from some form of mental health condition or disorder.
Louisiana Art and Folk Festival Filed under: Personal Injury Source: http://chamberofcommercecaldwellparish.com/6201.html Historic downtown Columbia hosts the 60th Annual Louisiana Art and Folk Festival Want to Go? Saturday October 10 : 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Downtown Columbia The 60th Louisiana Art and Folk Festival will be held October ...
We often hear unsafe drivers being described as ‘reckless,’ but what exactly is reckless driving, and is it illegal? Under Illinois law (625 ILCS 5/11-503), a person commits reckless driving under the following circumstances: Driving a vehicle in a way that demonstrates willful or wanton disregard for other people’s safety or property Knowingly driving a vehicle on a grade or incline, such.
Louis Karl Kittlaus—False, Exaggerated, Unwarranted, and Misleading Statements September 8, 2015 Louis Karl Kittlaus Allegedly made False, Exaggerated, Unwarranted and Misleading Statements in a Communication He Distributed to the Public Louis Karl Kittlaus, registered with FINRA member firm Wall Street Strategies, Inc.
WSSI, Garry Savage– False, Exaggerated, Unwarranted, and Misleading Statements September 7, 2015 Wall Street Strategies, Inc. (WSSI), through Garry Savage, the Firm’s President and CEO, Allegedly Made False, Exaggerated, Unwarranted and Misleading Statements in a Communication He Distributed to the Public WSSI, through Garry Savage, the Firm’s President, Chief Executive Off ...
Wade Lawrence— Misappropriation of Client Funds September 7, 2015 Wade Lawrence Allegedly Misappropriated Client Funds, Collecting More than $2 Million from Would-be Investors Wade Lawrence allegedly misappropriated client funds, and collected more than $2 million from would-be investors, according to FINRA Documents currently under review by attorneys Joe Peiffer and Alan Rosca.
William B. Fretz, Jr. and John “Jack” P. Freeman—Investment Fraud September 6, 2015 William B. Fretz, Jr. and John “Jack” P. Freeman Allegedly Ran a Million Dollar Investment Scheme, Defrauding Friends and Family in a Private Equity Fund William B. Fretz, Jr. and John “Jack” P. Freeman allegedly ran a million dollar investment scheme which defrauded friends and family in a ...
conditional residency > What Kinds of Marriages are Unacceptable for Immigration Purposes? As a Miami immigration lawyer, I sometimes receive questions from clients in regard to the types of marriages that are not acceptable for immigration benefits. This is a very good good question. Below are some marriages that are not unacceptable for immigration benefits. 1.
Kenneth Jackson, William Schureck, Dennis Deciancio, and Daryl Dane Donohue—Selling Unregistered Securities September 4, 2015 Kenneth Jackson, William Schureck, Dennis Deciancio, and Daryl Dane Donohue Allegedly Sold Unregistered Securities to Investors and Made Several Misrepresentations to Investors in Purported $7 Million Investment Fraud Kenneth Jackson, 58, of Glenmont; William Schureck.
Mickey—Failure to Appear for FINRA Testimony September 2, 2015 David E. Mickey Allegedly Failed to Appear for Testimony Regarding a FINRA Investigation into His Trading Activities, Including Whether Mickey Traded Securities Based on Non-public Information David E. Mickey allegedly failed to appear for testimony regarding a FINRA investigation into his securities trading act ...
Michael J. Oppenheim—Embezzling Money from Clients September 3, 2015 Michael J. Oppenheim Allegedly Embezzled about $20 Million in Client Money to Fund His Own Brokerage Account Michael J. Oppenheim allegedly embezzled about $20 million in client money in order to fund his own brokerage account according to a Federal Criminal Complaint currently under review by attorneys Jo ...
William D. Allen and Susan C. Daub— Ponzi Scheme September 1, 2015 William D. Allen and Susan C. Daub Allegedly Operated a $31 .7 million Ponzi Scheme William D. Allen and Susan C. Daub, From July 2012 through February 2015, allegedly operated a Ponzi scheme which raised approximately $31 .7 million from at least forty investors, according to an SEC Complaint from the State ...
Every driver should be fully aware of the serious dangers of driving while under the influence (DUI) of alcohol. Under Pennsylvania law,  a driver can be convicted of impaired driving if their blood alcohol content (BAC) was over 0.08 percent. If their BAC was over the legal limit, the driver will likely be arrested and charged with the criminal offense of DUI.
Observing an “emerging consensus in this Circuit” that lien stripping can be accomplished through Chapter 13 Plan Completion, the court in Litton Loan Servicing, et al v. Robert Blendheim, et. al, In re Blendheim, Nos. 13-35354, 13-35412, U.S. Court of Appeals For the Ninth Circuit, 2015. You can watch oral arguments here.
Liability issues with driverless cars by Anthony Bruning | Oct 5, 2015 | Auto Accident | Auto manufacturers are urging the development and marketing of vehicle-automation technology. There is significant research that suggests driverless cars have the potential to improve road travel safety by eliminating the human factor responsible for many errors, but with this cutting e ...
You’re driving home from a friend’s get-together on a Saturday night. From the rearview mirror, you notice a familiar vehicle behind you swerving from left to right and accelerating in an erratic manner. The car belongs to someone who also attended the party, and you recall the driver consuming more than a few alcoholic beverages.
We had a great time visiting Las Vegas in October of 2015! I was honored to speak at NACDL & NCDD’s 19th AnnualDWI Means Defend With Ingenuity® seminar “Secrets Revealed: Overcoming the Illusion of Guilt.” In this lecture we discussed navigating online reviews, website content and blogging practices, including knowing when to accept your web consultant’s advice.