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California Pharmacist Pleads Guilty in Federal Court in Los Angeles to Illegal Distribution of Prescription Opioids and Laundering the Proceeds of the Illicit Sales

The government likes giving catchy names to certain  investigations. A recent federal and state investigation into corrupt pharmacies, for example, was called dubbed “Operation Faux Pharmacy.” One of the cases from this investigation has resulted in a pharmacist and pharmacy each … Continue reading

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Variable Annuity Sales Rise in 2018

Investor Alert: Variable Annuity Sales Increase in 2018 According to an article in Investment News today, independent broker-dealers saw a  rise in sales of variable annuities last year, with 39% of overall VA sales in 2018. Independent broker-dealers sold $39.4 … Continue reading

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AFM takes national measures to prohibit binary options and to restrict the marketing or sales of CFDs

Further to our earlier blog post, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) has taken national measures mirroring ESMA’s product intervention measures. These measures – included in two separate Decrees, one dealing with binary options … Continue reading

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Questions Emerge Regarding the Legality of European Arms Sales, But Sales Continue

This week French armed forces minister Florence Parly publicly stated that French weapons have not been used against civilians in Yemen after leaked intelligence published by investigative website Disclose showed that French arms, including tanks and laser-guided missile systems sold to … Continue reading

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Texas Explores Remote Sales Tax Simplification Option

Two bills pending in Texas’s Senate Finance Committee would simplify sales tax compliance for many vendors as Texas prepares to tax online sales, though some issues remain. Senate Bills 70 and 890 provide remote sellers with an alternative to complying … Continue reading

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