Mihalek Law A Securities Arbitration & Litigation Firm
Practice Areas

January 2015 Archives

Report looks at securities class actions filed in 2014

The start of a new year is a time when many revisit the previous year to look for trends. The world of securities lawsuits is not an exception. Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse looked specifically at securities class actions. It provided its findings earlier this month.

Attention focused on financial elder abuse

People of all ages and from all backgrounds could find that their broker is stealing from them. That said, certain demographics may be more vulnerable than others. One of those groups is elderly investors. In fact, as the baby boomer generation ages, instances of fraud are growing. According to the North American Securities Administrators Association, enforcement actions involving victims who are seniors is at 34 percent.