Archive for October 15th, 2015

October 15, 2015

West Publishes Sovern’s Selected Consumer Statutes

West Academic Publishing has published the 2015 edition of Selected Consumer Statutes, co-edited Sovern Two[2]by Professor Jeff Sovern, along with Professors Dee Pridgen and Christopher L. Peterson. The volume spans 1200 pages and is the most up-to-date collection of statutes, regulations, and other consumer law materials available for use in a consumer protection course or for practicing attorneys.

October 15, 2015

Lazaro Speaks at TD Ameritrade’s 2015 Advocacy Leadership Summit

On October 6, 2015, Professor Christine Lazaro spoke at TD Ameritrade’s 2015 Advocacy Leadership Summit.  Earlier in the Christine Lazaroyear, Professor Lazaro co-authored a report for PIABA which compared the image brokerage firms project to the public in their advertising and on their websites with the position firms take in arbitration when it is alleged that they have breached their fiduciary duties to customers.  Professor Lazaro was asked to present PIABA’s findings and discuss the implications for investors and the financial services industry, as well as the recent Department of Labor proposal to change the standards for brokers and investment advisers providing retirement advice to investors. Here is the press release for the Summit.

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