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UBS Must Pay Millions to Holders of its Puerto Rico Bond Fund Three investors who claim they were defrauded by UBS Financial Services in connection with the bank’s failed Puerto Rico bond fund. UBS and several other brokerage firms face a waive of claims related to the failed offerings. UBS disclosed last month that it faces up to $1 billion in claims.
Many members of the public, and some attorneys themselves, believe that if they do not lie, they do not steal, and they do not cheat, then their conduct necessarily complies with the Rules of Professional Conduct. This is a false assumption. Others believe that an attorney’s “transgressions” in her personal life will not affect her ability to practice law. This too is incorrect.
All drivers share certain responsibilities and duties both when behind the wheel and when involved in a traffic accident. Many state laws require alerting emergency services and police authorities. These laws help to ensure that medical assistance is received when necessary and police can secure collision scenes.
A typical example of how cases are currently stored. Sam summarizing cases before they’re moved to acid-free containers. Sept. 2, 1015 — Sam Towler, a legal assistant at MichieHamlett, is spending his lunchtime volunteering at the Albemarle Court House on a preservation project. Albemarle County still has its Chancery cases from 1900 to present.
Labor Day Market featuring “The Flip-Flop Man.” Inglewood Harvest Barn Market 6233 Old Baton Rouge Hwy, Alexandria, LA United States 8:00AM – 12:00PM Our vendors work tirelessly, year round, to bring Cenla this best in local food. Celebrate their hard work by coming out to market Saturday and supporting their cause.
Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury September 2, 2015 Eric Block No comments Traumatic brain injury (TBI)1 is a type of catastrophic injury that can have significantly negative effects on many aspects of a victim’s life. The signs and symptoms of a TBI will vary depending on the severity and location of the injury on the brain, but even minor TBI can result in many types ...
After an auto accident picking up the mess and getting back to a sense of normality can be a long and challenging process. Once the police reports are filed, doctor appointments complete, and you begin down the road towards physical and financial recovery, it is important to determine who is liable for the injuries you sustained during the accident.
Can You Get Divorce Records Sealed like the Governor of Alabama? Posted on Sep 02, 2015 By Mary Pool September 2, 2015 by Mary Pool Maybe, but you have to ask the domestic court judge to do so. As most Alabamians already know, last week the First Lady of Alabama filed for divorce from Governor Bentley after a half century of marriage.
Anyone who has faced bankruptcy proceedings knows how frightening the experience can be. After it’s all over, you’ll need to rebuild your credit, but how can you do this, and where will you start? Studies by the Fair Isaac Corporation, better known as FICO, show that filing for bankruptcy can lower your credit score by as many as 240 points.
T More Bad News for Holders of Shale Bonds as More Oil Companies Default his post is being written at 41,000 feet on my way home from Texas. The news around the oil patch is quite bleak. Motorists may be rejoicing the possibility of gasoline below $2.00 per gallon but that is bad news for American oil exploration and production companies and the people who bought shale ...
Atlanta Municipal Court is the busiest municipal court in Georgia. They handle an enormous volume of cases on a daily basis. Luckily they are continually growing to meet the ever-present demands of a busy city court. There have been a number of new judicial appointments by the Mayor that have provided the Court a much needed reprieve from overloaded case calendars which had fr ...
Car accidents involving runners can happen in an instant, before either the driver or the runner is aware of impending danger. Runners and pedestrians have suffered serious and even fatal injuries in road accidents. Many of these accidents occur in the blink of an eye, before the driver can even notice someone is running, riding a bicycle, or walking down the road.
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August 27, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has alleged that Harrison Schumacher and his two Los Angeles companies, Quantum Energy LLC and Quaneco LLC, raised over $12.3 million from some 300 investors in connection with oil and gas offerings that were not registered. The complaint, which was filed in Los Angeles seeks an emergency asset freeze.
August 20, 2015-West Palm Beach, FL Moshe Yehuda Dunoff was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with participating in a boiler room fraud that raised over $1.5 million from 58 investors in 14 countries. Victims were led to believe they were investing in the purchase and sale of discounted U.S. Securities.
August 28, 2015 Iowa Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart issued a cease and desist order to the following Austin, Texas residents: Carson Energy, Inc. Earl Carter Bills II Anthony Weber Jerrold S. Rothouse The order alleges that Iowans have been defrauded out of more the $2.1 in connection with the sale of unregistered oil & gas investments.
Mediocre Performance of Hedge Funds Hidden By Reporting Biases Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 2:27 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: According to a recent study, the average annualized return for the hedge fund industry since 1996 decreases from 12.6 percent to just 6.