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Safety features, such as GPS vehicle tracking and rear-mounted radar, are designed to prevent car crashes. Car manufacturers are loading new car models with advanced technology such as in-car internet and Bluetooth, making life more convenient. Other features, such as GPS vehicle tracking and rear-mounted radar, are designed to prevent car crashes.
Puerto Rico and Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Posted on Feb 09, 2016 By Kathryn Davis February 9, 2016 by Kathryn Davis I have previously discussed the basics of a Chapter 9 bankruptcy as well as two Chapter 9 bankruptcies that occurred in Alabama. In this post, I’ll examine a current event that involves a discussion of Chapter 9- Puerto Rico’s current debt crisis.
Aggravated Battery v. Felony Battery Aggravated Battery vs Felony Battery Aggravated battery is always a felony, but felony battery is not always an aggravated battery. Simple battery can be charged as felony battery under certain circumstances. Battery Basics Criminal battery can be either a misdemeanor or a felony.
citizenship > Basics Rights and Responsibilities as a Green Card Holder (Permanent Resident) As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have helped numerous clients obtain their green cards. Being a green card holder (permanent resident of the United States) comes with rights and responsibilities. Below are some frequently asked questions.
February 1, 2016- Austin, Texas Texas Securities Commissioner John Morgan ordered Mississippi based SoBell Corp. and its owner, Andrew Gamber of Jonesboro, Arkansas, to stop selling an investment called “Pension Income Stream Program’ in Texas. According to the Order, SoBell has been advertising “Predictable Income”, “Fixed Returns”, and “Flexible Terms” in connection with ...
February 4, 2016- Boca Raton, Florida The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) filed a disciplinary proceeding against brokerage firm Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments and broker Gopi Krishna Vungarala alleging that from June 2011-January 2015 Vungarala regularly lied to his customer, a Native American tribe, about the investments he was recommending to them.
February 4, 2016- Miami, Florida The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Miami based Brickell Global Markets (formerly E.S. Financial Services) agreed to pay a $1 million penalty to settle charges that it violated anti-money laundering rules for failing to identify non-U.S. citizen customers. See this for the SEC press release.
Colorado Springs, Colorado Rex Securities Law is investigating VSR Financial Services broker Robert C. Bragg of Falcon Financial Services in connection with the sale of real estate securities, promissory notes, equipment leasing investments, limited partnerships and direct investments . According to FINRA records Bragg was named in a FINRA arbitration in 2014 (#14-02408 ) b ...
Williamsburg, VA Rex Securities Law is investigating VSR Financial Services broker Terrell C. Lady of Providence Wealth Advisors in connection with the sale of real estate securities, promissory notes, equipment leasing investments, limited partnerships and direct investments in oil & gas investments.
Seattle, Washington Rex Securities Law is investigating VSR Financial Services broker Robert M. Hinz, Jr. of Wealth Enhancement Strategies in connection with the sale of annuities, real estate securities, options, limited partnerships and direct investments in oil & gas investments. According to FINRA records Hinz was named in a FINRA arbitration in 2013 (#1-368) by a c ...
Written by Jeffrey Skatoff • February 8th, 2016 • Probate Litigation, Normally, a federal court is required to proceed with a case in which it has jurisdiction. Actions for declaratory relief, however, are treated differently, and the federal court has wide discretion to accept the controversy.
Given the volatility in the world over the past several years, I am seeing more security clearance cases as they relate to foreign influence and foreign preference. The United States government can express a concern regarding an individual’s access to classified material in the form of a secret or top-secret security clearance if it has concerns regarding the individual having ...
A man in his 50’s suffered from several injuries after a rear-end accident, while traveling on I-290 in Chicago. He was taken to Loretto Hospital, evaluated, and diagnosed with a rotator-cuff tear and lumbar strain. Ultimately, his injuries required surgery and three months of physical therapy. It was at this time, the the man contacted the experienced attorneys at the Staver Law Group.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced James J. Nixon (Nixon) entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent to settle allegations he participated in private securities transactions by soliciting individuals to invest in convertible promissory notes without notice to his firm.
From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: In considering the priorities for the upcoming year, The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examination (OCIE) of the SEC seeks to prevent potentially heightened risk for investors and the market in general. After consulting Commissioners, senior staff in SEC regional offices and divisions, and fellow regulators, OCIE de ...
Drug Court Works The Broward County Drug Court Treatment Program is a pretrial intervention program designed to break the cycle of drug addiction which is crippling the criminal justice system. Broward County’s Drug Court program is the second oldest in the State of Florida and the third oldest in the nation.
New Opportunities for Oil Industry Whistleblowers Recently we received a call from a gentleman who claims that U.S. oil companies are paying massive bribes in certain countries in the hopes of obtaining favorable treatment. We know that activity routinely occurs in certain South American countries be we haven’t heard of U.S. companies engaged in this behavior.