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How Can You Research a Broker’s Background?
Bragança Law LLC

If you are an investor, how can you research a broker before turning over your hard-earned savings to them? The SEC, FINRA, state securities regulators, and others encourage investors to research a broker before turning over your hard-earned money to that broker to invest. The primary tool that these regulators and others recommend investors use…

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Aging and Money – Reducing Risk of Financial Exploitation and Protecting Financial Resources
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With good reason, financial elder abuse has been characterized by some experts as “the crime of the 21st Century.” – Broken Trust: Elders, Family and Finances. Metlife Study, March 2009 The second edition of Aging and Money was just released including a chapter that I co-wrote with Lisa Bleier of SIFMA, entitled Perspectives from Financial…

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GameStop & Robinhood
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In recent days, I have been asked a lot of questions about GameStop trading and Robinhood. I have answered some of these questions in interviews available here:  In this post, I am pulling together information for those who want to go deeper into the issues. I will start with an overview of what happened and…

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What Does the Supreme Court Decision in Liu v SEC Mean?
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The U.S. Supreme Court just released its opinion in the Liu v SEC. This was a 8:1 decision, with Justice Thomas the lone dissenter. Here is my brief analysis of the Court’s opinion. I am leaving out the interesting historical discussion in the majority opinion and dissenting opinion about the history of equitable remedies and disgorgement.…

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Blockchain for Commercial Litigators
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It’s crucial for attorneys to understand the basics of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Why? The topic of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies may arise in a number of different types of legal cases. For example, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could be considered marital assets that are subject to division in a divorce. If you’re a divorce…

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Celiza was a great help to me in the course of working to resolve my problem. She was very patient, explaining in detail what was happening and what would follow, doing it in a very professional and friendly...

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As an investor and fiduciary, I have worked with Lisa in several capacities over the last 15 years. Lisa’s diverse background from her tenure as an attorney for the SEC, and in private practice – working on...

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Lisa is a strong and tireless advocate. She helped guide me through a complicated investor disclosure issue on a publicly-traded security. Her practical counsel on process--and avoiding unnecessary legal...

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