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Arbitration Brokers Case Law Compliance

Attempt to Void Settlement

Arbitration Panel Orders Return of Settlement Payment, and Awards Nothing. WEINBERG v. BEAR STEARNS & CO., INC., NYSE ID #2000-008216 (Los Angeles, 10/18/00): Recently confirmed, this Award presents an unusual outcome in a “two-bites-of-the-apple” scenario. According to the “Case Summary” section of the Award, Israel and Molly Weinberg entered into […]

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Broker and Supervisor Liable for Customer Conduct

Failing to Stop Wash Sales and Matched Orders Leads to Disciplinary Proceedings By John M. Baker, Esq. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit on Friday affirmed an SEC</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is the federal agency charged with the regulation and oversight of the securities markets, public companies and securities professionals.(…)</div>” href=”https://www.seclaw.com/glossary/sec/” data-gt-translate-attributes='[{“attribute”:”data-cmtooltip”, “format”:”html”}]’>SEC order finding a registered representative and her supervisor responsible for a customer’s improper trades. Graham v. SEC, No. 99- […]

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Liar, Liar?

Misrepresentation cases in securities arbitration By Mark J. Astarita, Esq. This is one of Mark’s original columns from September 1996 in Research Magazine. It has been updated since then, most recently in June of 2021. The reality is…not much has changed. Misrepresentation claims are one of the most common claims […]