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  • RECENT INSURANCE BAD-FAITH CASE (2017)

    Victoria White v. Safeway Insurance Company (New Mexico Second Judicial District Case No. D-202-CV-2011-05632)   My grandmother used to have a folksy saying when we were growing up:  “Don’t let a little hangnail turn into an ingrown toe!”  By that,…
  • Protocol Cracking, Breakaway Path Remains Rock Solid

    More than 1,600 securities firms are party to the Protocol, the set of recruiting and transition rules established in 2004 designed to alleviate a large number of recruiting and breakaway lawsuits and arbitration claims. Under the Protocol, departing brokers are…
  • Kokesh, SEC case to be heard before Supreme Court

    On Tuesday April 18, Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, a case litigated by Clinton Marrs, will be heard before U.S. Supreme Court. At issue is whether the SEC’s reach in collecting reimbursements for security crimes should be limited and…
  • Clinton Marrs in Reuters Article on Schwab / Morgan Stanley Dispute

    Clinton Marrs is quoted in this 2014 article from Reuters on a recruitment dispute from between Charles Schwap Corp. and Morgan Stanley. From the article: Aug 26. Charles Schwab Corp. has lost a $15 million arbitration case against Morgan Stanley,…
  • Clinton Marrs featured in Article from RIABiz on Schwab Dispute

    Clinton Marr’s was quoted in this article about disputes between Charles Schwab and departing brokers. After a recent case in which the Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. aggressively pursued one of its own advisors who went independent, industry insiders are…