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About Chris Bebel

Securities law attorney Chris Bebel has served as a prosecutor for both the SEC and NASD (n/k/a FINRA), and is now dedicated to assisting individuals to recover their investment loss. His legal interpretation and analysis has been highlighted on NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, CourtTV, and many others.

SEC Initiates Texas Ponzi Scheme Case Against Voight And DayStar Funding, LP

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently filed a complaint against Frederick Alan Voight and DayStar Funding, LP.  Through that complaint, which was filed in Houston, Texas, the SEC charged that Voight has raised more than $114 million from approximately 300 investors situated throughout the country in connection with a series of deceptive securities offerings.

In […]

By |August 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Securities Industry Regulatory Authorities Take Action Against LPL Financial

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has ordered LPL Financial LLC, the largest independent broker-dealer in the United States, to pay $6.3 million in restitution, including interest, to certain mutual fund investors.  According to FINRA, LPL – along with several other brokerage firms – failed to waive mutual fund sales charges for certain charitable accounts […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Texas Supreme Court Decides That Life Settlements Are Securities

Today, the Texas Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Life Partners vs. Arnold. The opinion held that life settlement products which had been sold to investors constitute securities under the Texas Securities Act. Additionally, the Texas Supreme Court denied Life Partners’ request to prohibit retroactive application of its decision.

In fashioning its scholarly, […]

By |May 8th, 2015|Court Decisions, Legal News, Life Settlements|0 Comments

Texas Supreme Court Poised To Strike Blow For Life Settlement Investors!

As a means of resolving a split existing within the Texas Court of Appeals, the Texas Supreme Court will soon issue a decision in a case styled Life Partners v. Arnold. The essence of the question before the Court focuses on the issue of whether a life settlement product sold to investors constitutes a security […]

By |April 24th, 2015|Court Decisions, Legal News, Life Settlements|0 Comments