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Edmund F. Turek Trust IMA v. PNC Bank, NA
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

When considering a FRCP 12(c) motion for judgment on the pleadings, the court construes the complaint in the light most favorable to the plaintiff,

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Boracchia v. Fister
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By Paul J. Dubow

The submission of a private complaint to an investment firm seeking compensation based on a broker’s misrepresentations is not equivalent to filing a report with an official agency to prompt an official investigation into that broker’s misconduct and thus is not an act that is protected by California’s anti-SLAPP statute.

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Whitaker v. Wedbush Securities, Inc.
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By James L. Komie

A futures commission merchant acts as a “bank” under Article 4A of the UCC where it processes wire transfer instructions for an institutional customer and is potentially subject to a claim for refund under Article 4A where it transferred money based on a hacker’s email instructions.

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Estrella v. Damiani
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By Jill I. Gross

Broker-dealer and adviser waived their right to compel arbitration of deceased customer’s estate’s claims against them.

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Gavaldon v. Standard Chartered Bank International (Americas) Ltd.
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By Paul J. Dubow

*The Edge Act provides for federal jurisdiction over claims against an Edge Act entity only if the suit arises out of an offshore transaction of the Edge Act corporation.

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Gordon v. Dadante
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

*District courts have broad discretion in setting fair and reasonable compensation for their receivers. **Courts should refrain,

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