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Did You Lose Your Investment Because of Bad Advice? Why You Need an Attorney

Did you recently lose a serious amount of money because you took the bad advice given to you by your broker? If so, don’t despair. There may be a way for you to recoup the money that you invested. You may even be able to sue for punitive…
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How Can Arbitration Help Your FINRA Case?

When you have a FINRA arbitration case, it can be confusing if you are not familiar with the process. Since arbitration differs from a traditional court hearing, you need an attorney on your side who not only understands the FINRA arbitration process, but who has also helped clients…
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What To Know About SEC Investigations

If you are the target of an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission, do not assume it will go away on its own. Instead, it may linger for months or years, all the while you face the possibility of fines, loss of license and your job or…
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FINRA Regulatory Notice 19-10: Broker/Brokerage Firms Transition Communications

When a registered representative leaves a broker-dealer, there are many different service and compliance issues that emerge. There are also competing interests between the firm and the representative, each of whom want to keep the customer’s business. At the same time, the customer wants to maintain steady and…
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Chicago Cryptocurrency Trader Pleads Guilty to Stealing $3 Million in Litecoin and Bitcoin

Joseph Kim, a young Chicago trader just pleaded guilty to stealing $3 million worth of cryptocurrency from the firm that employed him and investors. The case, which involves charges of wire fraud, is the first criminal prosecution for cryptocurrency related violations in the city. The 23-year-old trader who…
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A Pre-ICO Deal You Cannot Miss? Meet The SEC’s Brainchild, HoweyCoins

If you exchanged an official email with any SEC employee recently, you have seen the banner for Howeycoins Travel Network. And if you like to get in on a profitable deal, you probably thought, “well, if the SEC is endorsing them, these guys must be legit.” Perhaps you…
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