SEC: Look Out for Coronavirus-Related Investment Scams

Unfortunately, while humanitarian crises bring out the best in some people, they bring out the worst in others. As the death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus continues to rise around the world, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a warning that individual investors need to be wary of coronavirus-related investment fraud scams. …

In Latest Development, GPB Capital Executive Charged with Obstruction of Justice

Our firm began investigating allegations that GPB Capital Holdings (“GPB Capital”) was engaged in fraudulent sales practices in 2018. In August 2019, we published an update noting that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were all looking into GPB Capital’s private placements, …

Zamansky LLC Gets Favorable Supreme Court Decision in ERISA Case

Zamansky LLC represents participants in the employee stock ownership plan (“ESOP”) for IBM, and has alleged that IBM improperly concealed the over-valuation of its Microelectronics business for nine months in 2014, ultimately causing harm to investors that the ESOP’s fiduciaries should have prevented. After winning an important victory in this case at the Second Circuit …

Chinese Regulators Are Serious About Investor Protection

Chinese Regulators Sanctioned UBS for Investment Fraud UBS Overcharged Its Chinese Customers China is Serious About Investor Protection The Chinese Securities and Futures Commission, or SFC, has reprimanded and fined UBS $51 million for overcharging up to 5,000 clients for over a decade, according to a report from Reuters. The SFC said its investigation exposed …

The Next Wave of Securities Fraud Lawsuits Will Involve Climate Change

Climate change is affecting companies Liability for fires and environmental damage should be disclosed to shareholders Investment fraud climate cases are being filed As fires rage in California and companies dump “forever chemicals” into the environment, the next wave of investment fraud lawsuits will likely involve the impact and disclosure of climate change issues. In …

Is the SEC’s New Plain English Disclosure Form Understandable to Investors?

Top Investment Fraud Attorney, Jake Zamansky, Analyzes SEC Disclosure Readability SEC Form CRS Describes the Broker-Customer Relationship Form CRS Does Not Address Investment Risk or Broker Background Investors Need to Do Their Own Due Diligence Note: This post was featured in Seeking Alpha on 10/31/2019.  I’ve worked as an investment fraud attorney representing harmed and …

Leading Securities Litigation Consultants Analyze YES Losses

Financial Expert Analyzes Root of YES Investment Losses Zamansky, LLC has been an active participant in the investigations of UBS and other investment firms regarding their sales of the yield enhancement strategy (YES) investment strategy. Featured in news mediums such as The Wall Street Journal, Zamansky LLC represents investors as they file arbitration claims to …

Yield Chasing Investors Are Jumping into to the Deep End

Yield Chasing Investors Are Buying  Riskier Credits Sales of Junk Rated Bonds and Risky Structured Products Are Booming Retail Investors Could Get Burned By High Yield Credits   With the Federal Reserve cutting interest rates, investors and savers have gotten carried away with tantalizing yields on riskier products. Indeed, investors are buying “hundreds of millions …

Zamansky LLC Investigates Harvest Volatility Management CYES Investments

Zamansky LLC: Investment Fraud Attorneys for Claims Involving Collateral Yield Enhancement Strategy (CYES) Investments Our attorneys are currently investigating claims that Harvest Volatility Management Collateral engaged in fraudulent sales of collateral yield enhancement strategy (“Harvest CYES”) investments to clients of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management (“Merrill Lynch”). Merrill Lynch is the broker-dealer division of Bank of …