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What Happens If I Guarantee Another Individual’s Debt? Posted on Feb 11, 2016 By Grant McNutt February 11, 2016 by Grant McNutt I get asked by clients all the time why they are now being sued for a debt they guaranteed or co-signed with another individual, usually a relative or close friend. They will say “I am just the co-signor. It is their debt.
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) recently announced Michael D. Rasmovich (Rasmovich) entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent to settle allegations he executed “hundreds” of discretionary transactions in 80 of his customers’ accounts without written authorization or designating the accounts as discretionary accounts.
Did you know that motor vehicle accidents account for almost 15 percent of all traumatic brain injuries in the United States? Brain injuries typically occur when direct force from a collision jerks your head forward or backward. This sudden motion can cause your brain to strike against the hard skull.
February 10, 2016- Charlotte, North Carolina The Charlotte Observer reports that Frank Enrique Lleras, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and wire fraud in connection with a real estate s ...
February 11, 2016- Richardson, Texas Rex Securities Law is investigating Harris Wayne Kirk , a stock broker currently registered with Reef Securities, Inc. Kirk’s FINRA record indicates that he has been named in 3 customer disputes. A FINRA arbitration filed filed by a customer was recently settled for $25,000.
The cover story in the February 8, 2016, issue of State Tax Notes is B&I partners Martin Eisenstein and David Bertoni’s article on “Taxing Thin Air: Cloud Computing Meets Limitless Jurisdiction.” Eisenstein and Bertoni focus attention on recent state efforts to expand their taxing jurisdiction to include cloud computing services through theories of “virtual physical presen ...
On May 29, 2015, the Governor of Puerto Rico signed into law Act No. 72, which amended the Puerto Rico Internal Revenue Code of 2011 to add provisions adopting a new value added tax (VAT) to replace the existing sales/use tax. The VAT will result in significant changes to Puerto Rico’s system of consumption taxes, including an increase in the tax rate to 10.
Placing restrictions on access to Company information, however, should not be limited only to those BYOD devices. Instead, if the Company issues Company-owned devices to employees for use on Company systems, similar ground rules should be put in place to set expectations and provide the backdrop for any d ...
Texas Securities Commissioner Bans the Sale of Pension Streams Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 5:09 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Andrew Gamber, through his Jackson, Mississippi-based Sobell Corp. offered a product to retail investors called “Pension Income Stream Program.
Breibarts is reporting that on February 5, 2016, an Upper Darby police officer’s life was saved by an individual with a Pennsylvania license to carry firearms. Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood said “there is no doubt they would have attacked” the officer without the armed citizen’s intervention The background, as reported by Philly.
Lawyer Erin Kizell, Contributor. We’ve written before about the rights afforded to pregnant employees and new parents by both the British Columbia Employment Standards Act (the ESA) and Human Rights Code (the Code). At the risk of repeating ourselves, here’s a brief review of some of the legal protections available to BC employees when it comes to having children (for more de ...
denial > Humanitarian Parole – What is it? As a Miami immigration lawyer, I often receive questions about humanitarian parole. Humanitarian parole is used sparingly to bring someone who is otherwise inadmissible into the United States for a temporary period of time due to a compelling emergency. Below are some frequently asked questions.
Traffic fatality rates among less educated people in the age group of 25 and older have increased. Improvements have been seen in road safety over the past few years, but these improvements have not impacted all citizens evenly, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
Recently, a man in his 20’s was injured during a rear end accident, while driving along I-94, when another vehicle abruptly struck the back of his car. He was transported by ambulance to Advocate Trinity Hospital and sustained cervical and lumbar strains. The young man, who was unsure about how to proceed, contacted personal injury attorneys at the Staver Law Group, who knew ex ...
A couple of years back, I resolved to try to get in better shape. Being in my mid-50s, I had made this resolution several times during my life. What I have learned is that making the resolution is easy. It is keeping the resolution that is the hard part. Trying to keep on track, I stopped at the local YMCA on my way home from work tonight to get in some time on the elliptical machine.
Jose A. Zapata (Zapata) recently submitted an Acceptance, Waiver & Consent (“AWC”), without admitting or denying the findings, in connection with allegations he overstated the value of one of his customer’s account balance in order to conceal investment losses that had been sustained in the account and to induce the customer to remain silent about the losses.
Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino Posted by Matthew Sharp under Identity Theft, Theft February 10, 2016 Casino Conspiracy Leads to Long List of Charges In January of 2016, two men and a woman were taken into custody in Pennsylvania and charged with a huge list of offenses. These charges stemmed from a clever and complicated plot to defraud a Pennsylvania casino of near ...
Last week Tuesday and Wednesday, February 2nd and 3rd, Congress held hearings on proposed changes to the United States’ Visa-Investor program, EB-5. The popular program was launched by Congress in 1990, as part of the omnibus Immigration Act of that year. Essentially, the program’s purpose is intended to stimulate and strengthen the economy by giving foreign businesspeople a ...