[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 3,398 views]
Video: What are the typical causes of action in securities law cases?

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In this video, Jason M. Kueser discusses typical causes of action in securities cases. These typical actions are: (1) fraud, (2) securities fraud, (3) breach of fiduciary duty, (4) breach of contract, (5) violation of state securities laws, (6) violation of federal securities laws, and (7) negligence.
This video is provided for informational purposes only and nothing contained herein is or should be constituted as legal advice. If you have questions related to any legal topic, you …

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Investment Fraud, Securities Arbitration, Securities Fraud, Stockbroker Fraud »

[25 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 3,700 views]
Video: How do attorneys decide which securities fraud cases to pursue?

In this video, Jason M. Kueser discusses different factors that securities fraud attorneys consider in determining which cases to pursue.

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Consumer Fraud »

[9 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 4,936 views]
Video: Does a defrauded consumer have a right to file a lawsuit?

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In this video, Jason M. Kueser discusses whether a defrauded consumer has the right to file a lawsuit. There are a variety of different types of consumer fraud actions. This video is provided for informational purposes only and nothing contained herein is or should be constituted as legal advice. If you have questions related to any legal topic, you should consult with an attorney and should not rely solely upon information provided via the internet. …

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[13 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 10,653 views]

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Generally, I have tried to focus this blog on issues related to investment/securities fraud, securities arbitration, and/or consumer fraud. However, over the past several months, I have found that there has recently been so much of this activity that I have been too busy talking to securities and consumer fraud victims and have not had enough time to actually blog about it.
As a solo practitioner, one of the most difficult things to do is find enough time for everything in …

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Securities Arbitration »

[1 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 18,693 views]

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FINRA recently reported its January 2010 arbitration statistics. For the month ended January 31, 2010, 456 claims had been filed. This represents a decrease of 14% as compared to the number of cases filed in January 2009 (528). The average turnaround time for cases that have resulted in an arbitration hearing (i.e., cases that did not settle prior to the hearing) has declined by 11% (11.6 months from 13.0 months).
In addition, FINRA has also noted a significant increase in the …

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Investment Fraud, Securities Fraud, Stockbroker Fraud »

[1 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 4,242 views]

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Leveraged ETFs have recently returned to the news as Direxion announced the release of two new funds. As reported on Marketwatch.com, one of these new funds seeks to obtain returns equal to 300% of the two-year Treasury yield, while the other fund seeks to obtain returns equal to 300% of the inverse return of the two-year Treasury yield (in other words, when the Treasury yield declines, the investor profits).
Despite the repeated warnings issued by FINRA and the SEC as to …

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Investment Fraud, Securities Arbitration, Securities Fraud, Stockbroker Fraud »

[1 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 2,786 views]

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FINRA recently reported its October 2009 arbitration statistics. As of October 31, 2009, 6,113 claims were filed, compared to only 3,971 as of October 31, 2008, an increase of 54%. FINRA also reported that 3,697 cases were closed through October and that the average turnaround time for cases that go to an arbitration hearing has declined by 9% (14.3 months from 15.8 months).
The most frequent securities and investment claims/controversies involved in arbitration continue to be breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation/fraud, …

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