Recently-publicized fee rebate programs may signal a coming trend, as investment advisers seek to market strong cultures of client service and responsiveness.
For example, in August, the Securities and Exchange...more
In an April 24th ruling that will have widespread impact among financial institutions, the FINRA Board of Governors held that a broker-dealer violated FINRA rules by including a mandatory class action waiver in its customer...more
Charles Schwab announced last week that it is planning to move “a significant number of San Francisco-based jobs” out of state over the next three to five years. According to a recent article in Forbes, “Observers close to...more
We are pleased to present the 25th edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we highlight financial services industry news and developments, including continued support for...more
In October 2011, Charles Schwab ("Schwab") began inserting into its customer Account Agreements a class action waiver clause....more
On February 5, 2013, Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued an order staying litigation pending review by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board under the Transitional Program for...more
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