The short answer is…Yes! The amount you may recover depends upon the investor, the activity and/or the product or investment. Our law firm has represented many defrauded investors in lawsuits and FINRA arbitration actions against brokerage firms and registered investment advisors. Unfortunately, the 2008-2009 market crash exposed fraudulent sales practices at dozens of brokerage firms. Billions of dollars of investments were fraudulently peddled to the elderly, retired, near retired or investors who were not willing to gamble or speculate. Unfortunately, these… Read More >
What do Judge Judy and Securities Arbitration Have in Common?
You’ve probably watched the People’s Court and thought to yourself, why bother with a gavel and gown? The judges on TV court shows may have passed the bar and possess a judge’s license, but their decisions have no bearing on the actual law. Yes and no. Securities arbitration, an alternative to the sluggish court system where cases are handled expediently, bear great similarity to TV court shows. There are a few main types of arbitration handlings: commercial arbitration, labor arbitration,… Read More >