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May 14, 2018

Lazaro Speaks About Financial Exploitation of the Elderly

On May 5, 2018, Professor Christine Lazaro participated in a panel discussion at the PIABA mid-year meeting in Los Angeles. The panel was entitled: Protecting Seniors: Developing Rules, Regulations, and Policies Affecting Seniors’ Brokerage Accounts.  Christine Lazaro

The panelists discussed the actions taken by FINRA and the state securities regulators to help protect seniors and other vulnerable adults from financial exploitation. The panel was moderated by Joseph Fogel, an attorney in California. Judie Louie, in-house counsel at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and Kathy Adams, a mediator, participated on the panel as well.

Professor Lazaro also submitted an article, “Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: An Overview of Regulatory Action” for the written materials for the program.

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