The credit card company asking for this letter.
answered on Mar 3, 2023
It is important to note that whether a crypto asset is considered a security depends on various factors and requires a careful analysis of the specific circumstances surrounding the creation, sale, and use of the asset. The analysis may include, but is not limited to, considerations of how the... Read more »
I.e. Could I legally cover the taxes on an employee's vest, to "purchase" the shares that would normally be sold to cover the taxes associated with the vested stock amount? If I formed a private agreement with that employee to earn the return on those shares, minus some percentage,... Read more »
answered on Sep 20, 2022
This seems like a strange way to address the issue. Without speaking to your specific situation, a loan, to be repaid [secured or unsecured], would be a way one could cover costs. You need to speak with a local attorney regarding your specific situation. [I litigate cases. Anything posted here must... Read more »
answered on Sep 1, 2022
Anyone can allow you to manage their money. There are no requirements for you to do so. Having a business of, or charging for, managing someone else's money can a different story and is more complicated.
I have been a client of Merrill Lynch (ML) for more than 20 years. Not until 3 months ago did any of my advisors at ML ever mention that I should be purchasing US Govt issued iBonds, as part of my portfolio, which in almost every year of my ML relationship have paid a substantially higher return... Read more »
answered on Jul 28, 2022
California law finds that stockbrokers and financial advisors are per se fiduciaries to their clients. Thus, the fiduciary has to act in your best interest first. There are a number of other duties that arise when a stockbroker is a fiduciary, such as keeping their clients abreast on changes in... Read more »
Police officers came to the home of my mother-in-law because her son was in violation of his probation. They [Police officers] entered our home and noticed our security camera and immediately disconnected it. When I asked why he did that, he said, "because we're supposed to. It's... Read more »
answered on Jan 16, 2022
You don't mention whether the police were given permission to enter the premises under the circumstances you described. Causing property damage during such a call at private property is not proper or legal, in my opinion. Disabling the recording system is one thing, but damaging the system by... Read more »
Hello! I am so grateful for this platform because I have no one to talk to about this. I work for a transportation company overnight as a dispatcher. Since August we had 5-6 intruders on our premises. Thankfully no one got hurt but I was very close up to one and it was scary. Recently, our HR added... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2021
A lawsuit is not going to get you what you need right now.
You cannot sue your employer for exposing you to danger. If you face injury you file a workers compensation claim.
If you have workplace safety issues, you can try reporting the conditions to OSHA who promulgates workplace... Read more »
Wasn't in casino took dog out to potty security approached ?about my Id in witch I had none boyfriend did .I was demanded to leave in a direction I did know at all I explained I'm not going that way and I'm going back inside to buy breakfast and then I was going to leave I... Read more »
answered on Jun 1, 2021
Contact a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)--they give free consults. It's possible you have a case though I'm not sure if it is likely to cover the costs of bringing it.
I have been asked to return profits from a Life Settlement contract invetsment because the holding company was accused of running a Ponzi scheme. The UFTA has a statute of limitations of 4 years, but it's unclear to me if that is based on the date the complaint was filed against the company,... Read more »
answered on Jan 26, 2021
3439.09. A cause of action with respect to a fraudulent transfer or
obligation under this chapter is extinguished unless action is
brought pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 3439.07 or levy made
as provided in subdivision (b) or (c) of Section 3439.07:
(a) Under... Read more »
I currently living in Denver
And have been in europe with a friend
No house of my own in california
answered on Nov 2, 2020
First, this is not a "Securities law" question, and your question will not go to the correct attorneys for an answer, see, you get me! This is Family Law or Probate. But the quick answer is that once you divorced him in 2014, all rights you had to any aspect of his estate were... Read more »
answered on Aug 16, 2020
you need to ask this of an Immigration Attorney ..........not a criminal law.
My girlfriend wants to know if she could possibly get sued. She is currently in the process of getting a restraining order against her brother so she’s gathering all of her evidence. Part of the evidence she wants to use is a video she recorded in their home in which the two of them were arguing... Read more »
answered on Jul 6, 2020
Your girlfriend needs to ask her own questions. The substance of this question is whether the video you describe comes under the prohibition against "wiretaps". A wiretap is a recording made where one of the two or more people does not know it is being made. Since you state "he saw... Read more »
I read that it is not necessary to file these with the court
answered on Jun 27, 2020
You have to "serve" the interrogatories (written questions) you are asking and you have to serve the answers to the ones you were asked. "Service" is usually done electronically today, in pdf format. Your interrogatories and your answers need to have a proof of service... Read more »
We are going to pool our money into a single brokerage account. The account will be managed by one person who does not have a securities license. Is this ok?
Also, the members of the club would like to compensate the person who will be managing the account, keeping the records, etc. Is... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2020
Unless everything you are planning to do can be fit under the statutory heading of "Investment Clubs" (assuming California allows them) you and the trader who is making money are looking for big-time trouble.
However, is there anything in it for me to turn the company in?
The company has gone from zero value to $85 million in value and used me, a misclassified independent consultant, to raise money for them. I am going after the company based on being misclassified. But, could I receive... Read more »
answered on Mar 24, 2020
In my opinion, there is nothing in it for you. The whistleblower statute was created as an incentive for people to report fraud on the government, or waste of government assets or expenditures. I don’t see that in this situation.
I became aware of the lawsuit just today when calling to office to check on my $250,000 investment. I was never informed of this proceeding, and not listed as an interested party on documentation. It is in receivership. What do you suggest I do as next steps? Please advise, thank you.
answered on Sep 30, 2019
Contact a lawyer. You may want to notify the receiver. You may have claims against the managers and those who sold it to you. You should act sooner rather than later.
As I was on my way out from the store, opening my car, a security guard stops me and asks me about the jewelry. I tell him I don't have it and that I left them inside the fitting room. I offered to go back inside with him to show him exactly where I placed it and he declines saying "I am... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2019
This is not a securities law question. I would post under a different category.
My paychecks are short , missing or different pay rate. Also i was promise a bouns ... i now have no work beside i believe i asked about my bouns. Hr and their scheduling are no help, they just sent me in circles.
answered on Jan 21, 2019
Unfortunately this is not a workers comp question. I tried to find a way to flag the questions, but there were no options. You need to post in employment law. There is no remedy in workers comp. for what you have described.
Based on FinCen determinations in FIN-2014-R004, R005 and R006, would this business process be considered an exemption from being a money transmitter?
Consumers that want to purchase products/services using cryptocurrency can pay us to make the purchase for them. They identify what they... Read more »
answered on Jan 11, 2019
You will need to retain an attorney to review your business model to determine if it is subject to FINCEN registration and regulation and/or other financial regulation. You may also be required to obtain a money transmission license from each state or country in which you conduct business and/or... Read more »
the federal ones?
answered on Dec 11, 2018
There are many California securities laws (corporations code sections and regulations) that differ from federal securities laws.
The Corporate Securities Law of 1968 regulates all offers and sales of securities in California... Read more »
don't know his current whereabouts?
answered on Nov 20, 2018
If there is wrongdoing, the brokerage firm he was associated with would be responsible.
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