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Barbara Lucille Desiderio (Desiderio) was barred from the financial industry for failing to cooperate with a regulatory investigation. The underlying basis of the investigation concerned allegations she participated in a scheme to defraud customers in order to generate commissions and markups through churning of customer accounts.
Theft, Robbery, Larceny, and Burglary: Words for the Same Thing? Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law, Theft October 7, 2015 Explaining Theft, Robbery, Larceny and Burglary in Texas Theft, robbery, larceny and burglary are some fairly common criminal offenses that are relatively well-known.
From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Financial advisors may find themselves to be the subject of a FINRA investigation conducted pursuant to FINRA Rule 8210. Brokers absolutely should retain competent securities counsel to help them. Let’s examine Rule 8210, and its companion rule related to non-compliance, FINRA Rule 9552. 8210.
Investigating a Slip and Fall Case Can Be Complicated October 7, 2015 Eric Block No comments Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common ways in which people sustain serious injuries in the United States. While slip and falls are not generally thought of as serious accidents, the National Safety Council (NSC) indicates that nearly 9 million people1 seek treatment in e ...
“Factor Presence,” which is the standard first proposed by the Multistate Tax Commission in 2002 for determining nexus for business activity taxes, means that a company has nexus in a state if its sales in the state exceed a specified threshold, or if the company maintains payroll or property in the state above specified amounts.
California’s New “Right to Die” Signed Into Law As a business and intellectual property lawyer, it may seem strange to see me post about California’s new “right to die” law. However, like many lawyers and scholars, it’s an area that has always interested me, and one I’ve been published on in the past. (Click here for my comparison of U.S.
Hedge Fund Disaster Facilitated by Misleading Back-Test Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 1:36 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: According to the New York Times, a Connecticut based hedge fund, Spruce Alpha LP Fund, misrepresented its performance to investors and has lost 48% of its value during the month of August 2015.
Hundreds of residents will once again take to the public spaces for the National Night out Houma-Thibodaux area to get to know their local first responders and touch base with their neighbors in the annual National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday. Houma-Thibodaux Night Out Events HOUMA —Bayou Towers and Magnolia START Corp. groups: 4 p.m. at Bayou Towers. —Deweyville group: 5 p.m.
If your parent is over 65 and has many age-related diseases, you may be afraid it is not safe for him or her to continue driving. If this is your problem, you are not alone. Many elderly people in the United States insist on driving on their own. Around 20 percent of the drivers on U.S. roads are 65 or older. Studies show that drivers aged 65 or older are more prone to accident risks.
National Night Out Bossier & Caddo Parish is Tuesday, and block parties are scheduled in dozens of neighborhoods in Caddo and Bossier parishes. National Night Out is an annual event hosted by law enforcement agencies to promote partnerships between officers and the community. “We always look forward to this event because it gives us a chance to visit with the people we ser ...
Most personal injury cases will never require litigation or ripen to the point of being resolved through a courtroom trial. More often than not, cases end through settlement. However, sometimes trial is necessary. What happens at trial in a personal injury case? The typical personal injury trial is structured around proving through a preponderance of the evidence that the defen ...
Am I Eligible for Innocent Spouse Relief? Posted on Oct 06, 2015 By Kathryn Davis October 6, 2015 by Kathryn Davis Many married couples file their federal income taxes jointly. When they file jointly, both spouses are jointly and individually liable for any taxes due on the joint return even if they later divorce.
In a late-breaking development, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has severely limited the use of Impairment Rating Evaluations by insurance companies. This ruling may affect ongoing Workers’ Compensation claims, as well as those that have been affected in past years. Workers’ Compensation insurance companies have, since 1996, have the ability to subject an injured worker ...
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.
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”)).
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 ...
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.
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.