Category: Resources

Stop Identity Theft

Dec 28, 2016 / Resources

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) have published a brochure with tips on how to protect your financial information to help prevent identity theft. To read the FINRA brochure, click here. Besides the information provided by SIFMA and FINRA, you can also find useful resources under the tab section of the blog. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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What to Expect from Arbitration

Dec 28, 2016 / Resources

So you have identified a problem with a security you purchased or investment advice you received and you are considering retaining the Vernon Litigation Group to represent you. What should you expect if your customer agreement includes a provision that takes your case out of court and into the arbitration arena. Arbitration is a method of resolving a dispute between two or more parties by neutral, qualified individuals, who serve […]

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Common Investment Abuses

Dec 28, 2016 / Resources

Some common types of investment abuse and broker misconduct include: Fraud – Misrepresenting or omitting important information, such as the risk to the investor. Unauthorized Trading – Making trades without the investor’s knowledge and consent. Churning (Excessive Trading) – Making multiple trades that generate commissions at the expense of the investor’s best interests. Annuity Switching – Switching out of one variable annuity and into another to generate commissions at the […]

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Four Things Consumers Need to Know About Their Legal Rights

Nov 11, 2016 / News

As a consumer, you have the right to purchase products that are constructed safely and perform as advertised. Manufacturers and advertisers have the responsibility of offering consistently and safely-made products, and accurately representing those products to the public. In some cases, a product may fail to meet its claimed capabilities, injure or otherwise harm a consumer, or fail to perform as advertised in some way. Consumers are afforded an array […]

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