Prescription Issues Limit Louisiana Investor’s Claims Against Broker-Dealer: Patin v. Aegis Capital Corp.
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By Jack D. Ballard

*When a brokerage account loses half of its value, the account holder is put on notice of the need to investigate the reason for the loss.

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The Eight Circuit Demands Meaningful Benchmarks in ERISA Fiduciary Duty Claim: Meiners v. Wells Fargo & Co.
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By Jeremy Root

ERISA Plan Participant must plead meaningful benchmarks to establish a claim for breach of fiduciary duty.

Meiners vs.

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Federal Court Eschews Jurisdiction Over State Enforcement Proceeding: Enforcement Section of the Massachusetts Securities Division v. Scottrade, Inc.
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By Paul J. Dubow

*Under the federal ingredient doctrine, a well-pled complaint arises under the laws of the United States if a state law cause of action “requires resolution of a substantial question of federal law”

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Ohio Adjudicators Overrule Advisor’s Efforts to Avoid Arbitration Award Enforcement: UBS Financial Services, Inc. v. Lacava
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

*Under Ohio law, a creditor may seek to set aside a transfer by showing actual intent to defraud or constructive fraud.

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Court Confirms — Arbitrator Was Right to Say Agreement Gives Case Some Class: Wells Fargo Advisors LLC v. Sappington
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By Jill I. Gross

An arbitrator’s ruling that an arbitration agreement permits class arbitration does not exceed his powers or manifestly disregard the law,

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An Ignored Email Arbitration Agreement May Be Enforceable: Gupta vs. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC
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By James L. Komie

While an employee’s silence in the face of an email from his employer purporting to impose an arbitration requirement may be deemed binding acceptance,

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