Monthly Archives: May 2016

Atlanta Investment Advisers Battling SEC Sue New York Law Firm for Malpractice

Written by Kali Hays - Law360, New York | May 12, 2016 | News

An Atlanta investment advisory firm under investigation by federal authorities for its work on behalf of a number of Georgia-based public pension plans is suing a New York law firm for $12 million over claims of legal malpractice. On May 5, Gray Financial Group and its principals, Laurence Gray and […]

Firm Defeats Challenge to FINRA Forum

Written by Firm | May 10, 2016 | Results

Robbins Firm attorneys Josh Belinfante and Dan Monahan recently overcame a challenge to the use of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) as an arbitration forum, in a dispute over M&A transaction fees. Under the agreement which gave rise to the client’s claim, it was agreed that all related disputes […]

BizJet Hit With $6M Suit Over ‘Shoddy’ Engine Repairs

Written by Carolina Bolado - Law360, New York | May 10, 2016 | News

Law360, New York (May 9, 2016, 10:04 PM ET) — BizJet, a U.S.-based unit of aircraft maintenance company Lufthansa Technik AG, was hit Monday with a $6 million suit in Florida federal court claiming the company lied about its ability to service a Rolls Royce aircraft engine and did a “shoddy” job on […]

Seward & Kissel’s Advice Got Financier In Hot Water, Suit Says

Written by Firm | May 9, 2016 | News

Law360, New York (May 6, 2016, 8:22 PM ET) — Seward & Kissel LLP was smacked Thursday with a $12 million malpractice suit by Gray Financial Group Inc. alleging the law firm’s “negligent role” in advising Gray’s funds sale to a state pension left the investment consultant vulnerable to federal […]