• NEXT Financial Group FIned $125K on Sales of UITs (Unit Investment Trusts)

      January 27, 2016 – Houston, Texas NEXT Financial Group, Inc. entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that from May 1, 2009- April 30, 2014, NEXT failed to apply sales charge discounts to certain customers’ eligible purchases of unit investment trusts (UITs) in violation of FINRA Rule 2010.

      Rex Securities Law- 12 readers -
    • How to Choose a Bankruptcy Lawyer or Debt Defense Lawyer in Houston, Texas

      Facing a legal issue is stressful. Choosing the right lawyer to help you can almost be as stressful as handling your legal issue. This blog post is my opinion of the do’s and don’ts of picking a lawyer to help you. Below are 10 tips important to selecting the lawyer that is right for you. Communication and Promptness: I sometimes receive telephone calls from people who have ...

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    • TD Bank VP Conviction Opens Door to Ponzi Scheme Victims

      TD Bank VP Conviction Opens Door to Ponzi Scheme Victims February 5, 2016 by Brian Mahany Last fall, former TD Bank regional vice president Frank Spinosa pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud charges in connection with a scheme to aid and abet a billion dollar Ponzi scheme. In December he was sentenced to 30 months in prison and must surrender next week to begin his sentence.

      Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • Court Refuses to Dismiss Minority Business Set Aside Case

    A Federal Judge Refused to Toss a Whistleblower Suit Claiming Contractors Conspired to Defraud the Government and Exclude Minority and Disadvantaged Contractors The federal government and many states have programs designed to spur minority, veteran and disadvantaged small businesses. These so-called minority business set aside programs require government agencies to set aside ...

    Due Diligence- 5 readers -
  • Serious Slip and Fall Accidents can Occur in Malls

    As the holiday season approaches, it is a safe bet that many Jacksonville residents will be visiting one of our several local shopping malls in order to purchase gifts for friends and family. While the vast majority of visits to the mall occur without serious incident, each year a substantial number of shoppers are injured when they slip, trip, or fall because of the negligence ...

    Eric Block/ jacksonvillepersonalinjury.attorney- 7 readers -
  • Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme

    Former Advisors Indicted in $35 Million Fraud Scheme Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 5:41 PM From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC: Angelo Alleca and Mark Morrow were indicted for their alleged involvement in a scheme that defrauded more than 300 investors of $35 million. During the time of the scheme, Alleca was president and COO of Summit Wealth Manag ...

    Eccleston Law Offices- 7 readers -
  • Missouri Disputed Estates Based Upon Mental Capacity

    When a person dies with a proper Will in place, the administration of the estate usually proceeds without difficulty. Unfortunately, some people die without a Will or with a Will that does not adhere to the terms of Missouri laws [1]. Another basis to dispute the terms of a Will involves the mental capacity of the will-maker.

    www.kcarplaw.com- 7 readers -
  • Child Support Testimonial for Jennifer M. Reynolds

    “I just wanted to thank you for the amazing job you did standing up for me and my daughter. You are great at what you do! You are a very strong and confident woman, and with you beside me, I felt empowered. You are definitely in the right profession and are a woman that people, like myself, can look up to. I would recommend you to anyone seeking help with fa ...

    Jeremy Howe/ The Law Office of Jeremy Howe- 8 readers -
  • Yellow Cab Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    Yellow Cab Files for Bankruptcy Protection Posted on Feb 05, 2016 By Joshua Lawhorn February 5, 2016 by Joshua Lawhorn With the rising popularity and convenience of mobile ride hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, taxi companies are finding it difficult to keep up. Recently, Yellow Cab Cooperative in San Francisco filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

    Joshua Lawhorn/ Bond and Botes- 8 readers -
  • Ms. F v. Health Authority, 2016 BCHRT 12

    Our client filed a Human Rights complaint against her employer, alleging discrimination in employment on the basis of mental disability. Her complaint was originally dismissed by the Human Rights Tribunal on the basis that it wasn’t “timely” (i.e. that it wasn’t filed by the deadline set out in the Hum ...

    Wendy Woloshyn/ kentemploymentlaw.com- 6 readers -
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