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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Borrowing Money From Your Stock Brokerage Firm Is It A Good Idea?

Feb 2, 2018 / Videos

Christopher Vernon discusses why borrowing money from your broker could be a horrible idea. Not only are you risking your investment but now a lot of Wall Street firms are motivating their advisors that investors should have some form of loan facility with their firm. So instead of the liquidating some of your portfolio you could have your portfolio used as collateral, which can have incredibly dramatic consequences.

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How To Avoid Incompetent And Unethical Investment Professionals

Jan 24, 2018 / protecting investors

Life altering investment mistakes often result from trusting the wrong investment professional. Most catastrophic investment losses in an investors’ portfolio can be traced back to an investment firm or investment professional that is either incompetent or unethical. As a result, we strongly recommend that investors do their due diligence on their investment professional (and the affiliated investment firm) before they even consider how to invest their money. If investors can […]

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Bitcoin Regulation and the latest Government Shutdown

Jan 22, 2018 / protecting investors

Bloomberg recently reported that federal regulators who regulate Bitcoin futures trading (U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission) said it would keep tabs on Bitcoin futures trading and other markets during a government shutdown, even though it would be forced to halt many other normal activities.   What is noteworthy to us is that the regulators felt like they needed to keep monitoring this market during the shutdown (albeit through a skeleton crew); likely […]

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