Eccleston Law News and Updates

James Joseph Eccleston 2020 AV Preeminent® Rating Judicial Edition

September 16th, 2020 at 12:37 PM
James Eccleston achieved the highest rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards from Martindale Hubbell for 2020.
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James Eccleston Achieves Highest Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards for 2020

July 8th, 2020 at 4:18 PM
James Eccleston achieved the highest rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards from Martindale Hubbell for 2020. This is a reflection of the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
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James Eccleston Achieves Highest Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards for 2020

April 20th, 2020 at 3:47 PM
James Eccleston achieved the highest rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards from Martindale Hubbell for 2020.
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James Eccleston Named Illinois Super Lawyer for 2020

April 14th, 2020 at 5:08 PM
We are pleased to announce that James Eccleston has been named an Illinois Super Lawyer for 2020 in the area of Securities Litigation
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Business Losses Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

April 14th, 2020 at 4:43 PM
Most businesses have bought a suite of policies to cover their business operations.  Business interruption insurance coverage is part of that suite of policies.
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JPMorgan wins round in fight over client contacts with Merrill broker

March 31st, 2020 at 9:07 AM
A broker who left JPMorgan's banking channel to join Merrill Lynch has agreed to a preliminary injunction barring him from soliciting his former clients as the parties await a FINRA arbitration proceeding.
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Smart Steps Advisors Need To Take To Steer Clear Of Legal Trouble

March 2nd, 2020 at 1:27 PM
If you're lucky, you'll go your entire career without facing litigation. But even the most diligent advisors can get ensnared in legal trouble.
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Pershing must pay Stanford Ponzi scheme victims $5.6M as fallout grinds on

February 27th, 2020 at 3:44 PM
A FINRA arbitration panel has ordered Bank of New York Mellon's Pershing to pay more than $5.6 million in damages to a bevy of victims of the Ponzi scheme run by R. Allen Stanford more than a decade ago, and more cases are on the way.
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Wells Fargo to pay $79M over advisor comp lawsuit

February 6th, 2020 at 5:14 PM
Wells Fargo doesn't expect any disruption to its advisor compensation program following a major class-action settlement led by a former advisor who sued to recover deferred compensation that he said the firm improperly withheld from him when he left to launch his own practice.
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James Eccleston Named Super Lawyer for 2020

January 28th, 2020 at 5:03 PM
We are pleased to announce that James Eccleston has been named a Super Lawyer for 2020 under the catergory of "Securities Litigation".
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Thank You from the bottom of our hearts for all you have done for us. When we realized this was a very bad investment - we did not know where to turn for help. Then we received your name. When we called you - you were so kind to us and then agreed to help us. For this we are so very grateful. The world would be a much nicer place if there were more people like the two of you in it. We will always remember all the help and kindness you have shown us. Thank you so very very much for everything.

Wayne and Judy S.

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January 25, 2022
Top FINRA Initiatives For 2022

A host of new initiatives are ahead in 2022 at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), according to CEO Robert Cook.

January 24, 2022
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The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is set to issue a regulatory notice pertaining to cryptocurrency as well as expungement reform.

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The Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board of Standards has established a new Appeals Commission. As the name suggests, the Appeals Commission possesses the sole authority to adjudicate appeal hearings.