Gavaldon v. StanChart Securities International, Inc.
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By Paul J. Dubow

*A complaint alleging fraud must state who made the fraudulent representations and when they were made.

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Krukever v. TD Ameritrade, Inc.
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By Burton W. Wiand

This case poses the question whether a broker may liquidate securities, pursuant to a margin call,

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Hong v. Yoo
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By Ben Suter

*Summary judgment was proper because Plaintiff failed to demonstrate that Defendant investment firm was the seller of her securities.

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Claims of Unauthorized Trades Fail to Move Beyond the Pleading Stage: McClellon v. Wells Fargo
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By Paul J. Dubow

*A claim of unauthorized trading will be dismissed if the plaintiff fails to allege that he was injured thereby.

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Too Many Beneficiaries Spoil the Distribution — Leads to Interpleader: UBS Financial v. Aliberti
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

A financial institution holding a self-directed IRA owes no fiduciary duty to the account owner; however,

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Real Estate Investors Lose Opportunity to Sue Over Property By Waiting Too Long to Notify Defendants: NNN Durham Office Portfolio 1, LLC vs. Grubb & Ellis Co. & Grubb & Ellis Securities, Inc.
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By Jeremy Root

Under North Carolina law, where a contract gives a party a unilateral option to do something, such as excluding claims from a settlement,

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