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Managers of New York Broker Dealer Plead Guilty in Ponzi Scheme Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 5:06 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: A former New York based broker-dealer, Arjent LLC and its UK-based affiliate, Arjent Limited, were on the edge of insolvency when the company Chairman and CEO Robert P. DePalo, along with Managing Director and co-owner Joshua B.
As a Miami immigration attorney, I have encountered many cases wherein one of my clients needs to leave the United States on an emergency basis in order to visit his/her home country. If you are not a United States citizen, and need to leave the United States on an emergency basis, here are some things to keep in mind.
The quick, easy, no mess guide to filing your own personal injury claim. So you’ve just been injured because someone was negligent and you want to be compensated for your injuries. Or maybe you’re trying to settle your case on your own but, as it turns out, you’re in over your head. Maybe you’re simply afraid that a personal injury attorney will cost too much, and are looking to ...
Rhode Island Elder Law encompasses many facets of elder law and estate planning. With the improvements of health and medical advancements, seniors are living longer, more active lifestyles than before. This brings new opportunities and perspectives to the conversation of elder law. The traditional vantage point of addressing elder law issues is challenged by the new factors of ...
The NFL is facing a lawsuit from former NFL players who claim all 32 teams illegally obtained painkillers and pushed them to players to keep them playing through injuries. The lawsuit claims the painkillers were prescribed without any regard for the long-term health risks. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Maryland.
A divided Supreme Court held today in Commil v. Cisco that an accused infringer’s good–faith belief in the invalidity of a patent asserted against it is not a defense to an allegation of induced infringement. The opinion is a victory for the patent–assertion entity who sued Cisco, and another Supreme Court defeat for the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, which was again revers ...
If you lose your job and qualify for unemployment benefits, you want to make sure that you continue receiving benefits for a long as possible. For this reason, you should always be aware of certain factors and situations that may result in loss of your benefits. The following are some ways that a person may lose their benefits: Not actively seek new work – Missouri law1 req ...
What Is the Role of Negligence in a Car Accident Case? At the heart of almost every car accident case is the concept of negligence. In order to recover for your losses, you must prove that another party acted negligently in some way to cause your injuries. The following are the different elements of negligence you must show in order to prevail in a car accident case: The perso ...
Whistleblowers Say Banks Still Rigging Exchange Rates The ink isn’t even dry yet on last week’s massive $5.6 billion settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and five money center banks. Despite the Justice Department resolving claims of several major world banks manipulating foreign exchange rates, an investor suit seeking class action status was filed in San F ...
How you complain about discrimination at work can make the difference between a success and failure on a retaliation claim. So here are some tips on what to do and what not to do when you are complaining about workplace discrimination. DO: Consult with a lawyer. Complain in writing. Complain promptly. Complain to your supervisor, someone above your supervisor or to human resources.
In a recent Wall Street Journal (“WSJ”) (@WSJBankruptcyBeat) series on the Great Student Loan Debt Debate, several of their examiners discussed what to do about student loans in bankruptcy. Let’s start with the goal of bankruptcy, which is to help the HONEST BUT UNFORTUNATE DEBTOR, see the WSJ article here.
The client appeared with a court order. She held the claim to be wrong. We should file an objection. She hadn’t an envelope of the letter. On the question of when the payment order was received, she said: “That was before the holiday.” Why didn’t she ...
As some of our viewers are aware, in March of this year, a Cambria County man and collector of firearms had 306 of his firearms confiscated by the Cambria County Sheriff as a result of a temporary Protection for Abuse Act (PFA) Order. (His name is not being disclosed due to the nature of the issues). Pursuant to 23 Pa.C.S.
We all love to see the price go down at the pump. The cheaper gas prices in recent months have been a relief to us all. Unfortunately, there is a downside to cheap gas. It can be deadly. According to research supported by the Mississippi Office of Public Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as the price of gasoline drops, the number of traffic accidents increases.
On May 15, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted a defense motion disqualifying plaintiff’s counsel in a patent infringement action due to a former client conflict of interest. Innovative Memory Solutions, Inc. v. Micron Tech., Inc., No. 14-1480-RGA (D. Del. May 15, 2015) (order here). Innovative Memory Solutions, Inc.
Canadian pharmaceutical company Apotex is back in the news. According to the FDA’s weekly enforcement report, the company is voluntarily recalling approximately 35,000 packages and bottles of olanzapine, a scheduled III narcotic drug. The FDA report says the reason for the recall is “subpotent drug.” The recall comes on the heels of several other recent FDA problems.
Stepparents and California Family Law: Issues and Pointers by Michael C. Peterson, Esq. Introduction and Personal Bias As a child of divorce, ‘step’ relationships have been part of my life from my earliest memories. No surprise there: I currently have four step-sisters and one ex-step-sister, and my situation is not uncommon.
Readers of this blog know that we are always following reports of data leaks and breaches, especially when they concern foreign bank accounts or tax information. Several countries openly pay bank employees to steal and disclose otherwise confidential account information. Those governments aren’t looking to hack accounts or steal; instead they want to know who has an unreported offshore account.