Tag Archives: Sanction

Georgia Supreme Court Reverses Discovery Sanction for Party’s Failure to Preserve Evidence

Parties in a personal injury case have to take great care in maintaining evidence that may be relevant to the case, even if litigation has not yet begun. In one recent case before Georgia’s Supreme Court, the Court considered whether … Continue reading

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The English High Court provides much needed guidance on the effectiveness of sanction exclusion language, following the USA’s withdrawal from the JCPOA

After a tumultuous year in the Iranian sanctions landscape, much needed guidance is starting to trickle down through the English courts as to the scope and application of the US secondary sanctions and the EU Blocking Regulation regimes. On 12 … Continue reading

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South Carolina Court of Appeals Vacates Securities Commission Sanction for Lack of Due Process

In October 2018, the South Carolina Court of Appeals vacated a $540,000 civil penalty that the South Carolina Securities Commissioner had imposed against John M. McIntyre and his company, Silver Oak Land Management, LLC.  The Commissioner imposed the penalty upon … Continue reading

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William Young: FINRA Sanction, Tax Lien, Denied Complaint Against Chalice Rep

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 18, 2018 indicate that Maryland-based Chalice Capital Partners broker/adviser William Young has been sanctioned by FINRA in connection to alleged rule violations and recently received … Continue reading

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Sanction First; Hearing Never

The Maryland Court of Appeals has disbarred an attorney without a hearing based on a federal conviction This attorney discipline proceeding involves a lawyer who, in the words of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, “concocted… … Continue reading

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