Tag: Bonds

Bond Substitutes | Vernon Litigation Group

DANGERS OF BOND SUBSTITUTES In the past, we have lamented that the low interest rate environment created by the federal government (after the 2008 financial crisis) massively punished the financially prudent Americans by destroying their ability to achieve returns on low risk bonds.   Many of these prudent investors were retirees born near or around the time of the great depression.  As a result, given their upbringing and the events of […]

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States’ financial stress may put pressure on municipal bonds

At Vernon Litigation, we are concerned that States in distress – such as California – will push their problems down to the local level, which will in turn put tremendous stress on municipal bonds issued by municipalities within those states. If California’s current effort to convince its constituency to accept a tax hike to help the state get out from underneath a $15.7 billion deficit fails, then the next steps […]

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Vernon Litigation Group and Dovin Malkin & Ficken: GenSpring under investigation for hedge fund investments sold as conservative bond substitutes

Naples, Fla. – The investor rights law firms of Vernon Litigation Group and Dovin Malkin & Ficken have come together to launch a nationwide investigation of GenSpring Family Offices, formerly Asset Management Advisors (AMA), a wealth management firm that caters to high net worth individuals and families. Read more…

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