Eleventh Circuit Upholds $3 Million Sanction FINRA Award Against Morgan Stanley
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(This analysis is authored by SAA Editorial Board member Robert Pearce, a Securities Arbitration Lawyer at the Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce,

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Discovery Failures Nix Expert Testimony, Endanger Damages Evidence: Emerman v. Financial Commodity Investments, LLC
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By Christopher G. Lazarini

*Courts are reluctant to dismiss claims as a discovery sanction where an alternate, less onerous, sanction will protect the integrity of the process.

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A Vain Vacatur Venture Is Saved from Sanctions by a Safe Harbor: Cooper v. Wedbush Morgan Securities, Inc.
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*California Code of Civil Procedure Section 128.7 has a safe harbor provision that allows a party that is the subject of a motion for sanctions for filing a frivolous pleading to withdraw the pleading within 21 days of service of the motion,

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