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Did You Suffer Hartman vREIT XXI Investor Losses?

You May Want To Speak With Our Knowledgeable Non-Traded REIT Lawyers

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) represent investors who may have been unsuitably recommended Hartman vREIT XXI by their financial advisor. Like many non-traded real estate investment trusts (non-traded REITs), Hartman vREIT XXI is risky and complex and may not be an appropriate investment for many investors, including conservative retail investors and elderly retirees.

How Our Skilled UBS Structured Product Loss Attorneys Can Help Investors 

Brokerage Firm Negligence?: UBS Financial May Have Unsuitably Recommended Complex Risky Investments 

Over the years, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) have represented clients against UBS Financial in pursuing damages caused by broker fraud and negligence. This has included the brokerage firm allegedly unsuitably recommending investments that are too high-risk for customers or misrepresenting said risks and other key information about certain financial products and investing strategies.

What To Know When Filing a FINRA Complaint Against Your Broker

The Difference Between A FINRA Lawsuit and a FINRA Complaint  

If you suspect that your financial advisor engaged in broker misconduct or negligence, then you may be considering filing a complaint with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Organization (FINRA). This non-profit organization, which regulates the US securities industry, investigates complaints brought against brokerage firms and their employees and, when warranted, issues disciplinary sanctions against them.

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From Our Tampa Securities Law Office, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas Represent Florida Investors Against Brokerage Firms

Suffering serious investment losses, especially when caused by brokerage firm misconduct or negligence, can be devastating. You entrusted your financial advisor to take care of your money and now you’ve discovered they may have betrayed you by breaching their fiduciary duty and disregarding your best interests while leaving you to pay the price.

Why Investors With Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Annuity Losses Should Contact Our Experienced Securities Lawyers 

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas Has Already Filed Dozens of Annuity Loss Lawsuits Related to Greg Lindberg-Owned Entities

If you are an investor who purchased annuities issued by Colorado Bankers Life Insurance Company or Bankers Life Insurance Company, you may be wondering how to recover your money, especially in light of a court’s order in late 2022 that placed both entities into liquidation. Both insurers are Global Growth entities and are owned by beleaguered insurance magnate Greg Lindberg.

Our Experienced ETF Investor Loss Lawyers Represent Retail Investors, Retirees, and Sophisticated Investors

Actively Managed Exchange-Traded Fund Ranked Among The “10 Worst” of 2022

According to FinancialPlanning, actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) made its list of the “10 worst-performing US ETFs of 2022.” The compilation is based on year-to-date returns as of December 27, 2022 with data coming from Morningstar Direct:

If You Suffered Investment Losses, Do You Have A Case for Financial Recovery? 

When Can You Sue Your Brokerage Firm For Damages

That all depends. Not all cases of investor loss merit grounds for pursuing damages from your broker-dealer. This is why it is so important that you consult with knowledgeable investment fraud attorneys that can help you accurately assess whether you should file a lawsuit for financial recovery.

Suing Brokerage Firms for Elder Financial Abuse 

Ex-LPL Financial Broker Bradley Goodbred Charged In Alleged $1.3M Senior Investor Fraud

In Illinois, former LPL Financial stockbroker Bradley Allen Goodbred was arrested and charged with 23 felonies, including multiple classes of a felony involving both the exploitation of an elderly person and theft. Goodbred, who also was charged late last year by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with stealing $1.295M from a client with dementia, was fired by the broker-dealer in January 2021. He was permanently barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) a month later.

How Can Our Non-Traded Securities Litigation Lawyers Help You Recover Your Investor Losses? 

For over 30 years, Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (investorlawyers.com) has represented investors who have suffered serious losses in non-traded securities against their brokerage firms and financial advisors. Most recently, this has included either investigating and/filing Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) lawsuits involving:

Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) annuities and other products

Private Equity Fund Fraud and How Our Experienced Brokerage Firm Arbitration Lawyers Can Help 

What Is A Private Equity Fund? 

These are investment vehicles in which investors’ funds are pooled together and used by the fund to make investments. Private equity funds are closed-end funds and they are not listed on public exchanges. Often, a private equity fund will take a controlling interest in a company or a business that becomes what is called a “portfolio company” for the fund. The private equity fund then actively manages this enterprise in order to enhance its value.

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