• NEXT Financial Group FIned $125K on Sales of UITs (Unit Investment Trusts)

    January 27, 2016 – Houston, Texas NEXT Financial Group, Inc. entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that from May 1, 2009- April 30, 2014, NEXT failed to apply sales charge discounts to certain customers’ eligible purchases of unit investment trusts (UITs) in violation of FINRA Rule 2010.

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  • Michael Malloy’s I–9 Corner

    In person and in print, Michael Malloy has been sharing his knowledge of I–9 compliance issues with Maine employers. Malloy spoke on legal issues relating to I–9 compliance to the Central Maine SHRM Chapter and the Lewiston—Auburn Metrop ...

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  • Missouri Disputed Estates Based Upon Mental Capacity

    When a person dies with a proper Will in place, the administration of the estate usually proceeds without difficulty. Unfortunately, some people die without a Will or with a Will that does not adhere to the terms of Missouri laws [1]. Another basis to dispute the terms of a Will involves the mental capacity of the will-maker.

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  • Ms. F v. Health Authority, 2016 BCHRT 12

    Our client filed a Human Rights complaint against her employer, alleging discrimination in employment on the basis of mental disability. Her complaint was originally dismissed by the Human Rights Tribunal on the basis that it wasn’t “timely” (i.e. that it wasn’t filed by the deadline set out in the Hum ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 5 readers -
  • Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade

    Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade February 6, 2016 Formed in 1995, the Krewe of Dionysus has over 300 members. This family friendly night time parade consists of a dozen or more super floats, lots of throws including beads, cups & specialty items and marching bands. The Krewe gathers on Highway 1, South Drive for their float loading party early in the day and the parad ...

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  • National Signing Day—Now What?

    My husband Andy had a passion to play baseball growing up. His parents gave him every opportunity to gain valuable experiences to get better by way of camps and coaches every year. This week, high school kids are signing scholarships with colleges across the country as result of the same kind of support from their schools, coaches and parents.

    Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 4 readers -
  • Types of Truck Accident Settlements Illinois Victims Might Receive

    Crashing into a commercial vehicle can be a terrifying experience. Because semi-trucks weigh significantly more than passenger cars, a full-on collision at high velocity often results in severe injuries. According to Illinois Department of Transportation’s 2014 Crash Report, out of 12,000 crashes involving tractor-trailers, over 17 percent of them resulted in serious injury or fatality.

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 8 readers -
  • Court Dismisses Ambulance Medicare Fraud Case

    A Florida judge has dismissed a Medicare fraud complaint brought by a former EMT whistleblower and the U.S Department of Justice. Such dismissals are extremely rare. The defendant, Liberty Ambulance, shouldn’t be celebrating just yet. The court gave the government an opportunity to refile the complaint. Whistleblower complaints alleging Medicare fraud are often dismissed.

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  • Comptroller of Currency ’16 Whistleblower Opportunities

    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) and its Committee on Bank Supervision have published their 2016 operating plan. That document is a road map to the agency’s enforcement priorities this year. Many of those priorities offer big whistleblower opportunities. The Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act (“FIRREA”) pays whistleblower awards up to $1.

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