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Leverage is the Death Star of the Financial World

We have warned for years that leverage is the “Death Star” of the financial world — though unlike the fictional Star Wars super weapon, leverage poses a real and looming threat to investors. Leverage can make a relatively conservative strategy risky and it can turn a risky strategy into pure speculation.. Recently, we have focused our research and investigative resources on the impact of leverage in the world of options […]

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Vernon Litigation Group Expanding its Investigation of Oppenheimer’s Practices

Vernon Litigation Group and the law firm of Kristian Kraszewski are currently pursuing FINRA arbitration claims against Oppenheimer on behalf of multiple investors from multiple states, including Georgia and South Carolina. As a result, we are widening and expanding our investigation beyond Oppenheimer’s sales of Miller Energy, to include supervision and regulatory reporting practices, work environment and treatment of employees in comparison to it’s treatment of high producing financial advisors, […]

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Vernon Litigation Group Obtains Significant Victory

Sara F. Hall and Jeffrey S. Haut of Vernon Litigation Group obtained a significant appeals court victory for a nationally-recognized leader in the worldwide food service equipment industry this month. Vernon Litigation Group stepped into the lawsuit last year to take over for the plaintiff’s previous attorney after the defendants in the suit filed an appeal on the issue of jurisdiction pursuant to a choice-of-venue provision in the contractual agreement. […]

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Useful Tools To Help Conduct Due Diligence on Charities

As a follow up to our previous recommendation that you conduct due diligence on charities before you donate, which can be seen here, we recommend you use Charity Navigator as one of your tools to conduct this due diligence. Although you should source information from multiple sources anytime you are conducting due diligence – whether it be a charity, an investment, an investment professional or some other professional service provider […]

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