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Aidikoff, Uhl & Bakhtiari partner Ryan Bakhtiari to speak at 2016 PLI Securities Arbitration program

Aidikoff, Uhl & Bakhtiari partner Ryan Bakhtiari has been invited to participate as a speaker at the 2016 Practicing Law Institute (PLI) conference program on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. The PLI Securities Arbitration program is held at the PLI New York Center and also online by webcast.  The program brings together legal professionals with securities […]

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SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Case of Investor Funds Stolen for Shopping Sprees

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an asset freeze it has obtained against three men who aren’t registered to sell investments and allegedly went on lavish shopping sprees with more than $5 million raised from investors to purportedly develop a resort. In an emergency action filed in federal court in Atlanta, the SEC alleges […]

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Market Drop Eliminates More than $2 Trillion from Investor Portfolios

The stock market rout is starting to get really expensive — destroying $2.3 trillion from the market’s top last year and $1.5 trillion in net wealth just this year. The giant companies that predominantly populate the Standard & Poor’s 500 have fallen an average of 8.9% this year — which, when translated into dollars, is real money. The S&P […]

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Arch Coal subsidiary lay off workers at Colorado's West Elk mine

Lagging bituminous coal sales from the West Elk mine in Colorado has forced an Arch Coal subsidiary to lay off 80 workers, the company said Monday. Arch Coal subsidiary Mountain Coal had announced the cuts amid “continuing challenges in domestic and international thermal coal markets,” Saint Louis-based spokeswoman Logan Bonacorsi said. “Up to this point, […]

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Aidikoff, Uhl & Bakhtiari Announces Investigation of Breitburn Energy and other Energy Related Master Limited Partnerships

Aidikoff, Uhl & Bakhtiari is investigating investor losses in oil and gas companies including Los Angeles-based Breitburn Energy Partners (“Breitburn”). On May 15, 2016, Breitburn filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing a continued decline in oil prices which have eroded its balance sheet. Financial service or brokerage firms that recommended the purchase of Breitburn […]

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