Articles Posted in Northstar Financial Services

Similar Determination Made in Wind Up Proceedings for Old Mutual (Bermuda) 

Bermuda’s Chief Justice Narinder Hargun and Joint Provisional Liquidators (JPLs) are in agreement that representatives will be appointed for every creditor class in the liquidation proceedings for both Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda), Ltd. and Omnia, Ltd., which was formerly Old Mutual (Bermuda)

The Supreme Court of Bermuda also provided direction to the JPLs, after the latter determined that issues related to the assessment of asset segregation among the different kinds of investors could impact how much they all stood to recover. 

Civil Lawsuit is Latest Legal Trouble For Convicted Businessman, Greg Lindberg

Greg Lindberg, the owner of Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda), is the defendant in a lawsuit in which the plaintiff is demanding that he pay $524M to honor an agreement between two insurers. These insurers are PB Life and Annuity Company, and Universal  Life Insurance Company (ULICO), which is a Puerto Rico entity. 

This is the latest legal woe to hit Lindberg, who is serving time in prison for wire fraud, bribery, and conspiracy to commit honest services fraud. The Durham, North Carolina resident is the founder of Eli Global, LLC and Global Bankers Insurance Group, which acquired:

Northstar Bermuda Hearing Will Take Place in San Francisco, California

Two claimants from Tokyo, Japan are pursuing up to $500K in damages from UnionBanc Investment Services, LLC. The investors, who are related, contend that their UnionBanc broker overconcentrated all of their assets in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) and caused them significant six-figure investment losses.

Our investor fraud attorneys are representing these Japanese investors in their FINRA arbitration claim. A panel of three arbitrators will hear their case in San Francisco, California. 

Retiree Suffers Significant Losses in PB Investment Holdings on Recommendation of Cetera Financial Advisor 

A Chinese national has filed a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration claim over losses she suffered after a Cetera Investment Services advisor unsuitably recommended and sold a PB Investment Holdings annuity to her. 

The Bermuda-based off-shore investment (affiliated with Northstar Bermuda) was touted as safe and low risk. That entity is in liquidation and has caused this claimant, who is a retiree, significant losses. She is now seeking six figures in damages from Cetera Financial.

Claimants are Older South American Investors Who Suffered Six-Figure Loss

Two investors have filed a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration claim against Truist Investment Services, Inc., which is the broker-dealer unit of SunTrust Investment Services. The claimants, who are related, are seeking up to $500K plus interest and costs after they suffered investment losses in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda). A panel of arbitrators will hear their case in Boca Raton, Florida.

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (SSEK Law Firm at investorlawyers.com) is representing these South American investors in fighting to recover their losses sustained after their Truist broker unsuitably recommended and sold Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) products to them. If you too suffered similar losses, contact us today.

Older Couple’s Broker Overconcentrated More Than $2.2M of Their Funds in Now Defunct Investment 

An older retired couple from South America is pursuing a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration claim against Raymond James & Associates, Inc. after they suffered a seven-figure loss in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda). Now, the senior investors are seeking up to $5M in damages, along with interest and costs.

Our Northstar (Bermuda) arbitration attorneys at Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (SSEK Law Firm at investorlawyers.com) are representing these South American nationals in their FINRA arbitration claim that they filed against this US-based broker-dealer. A panel of arbitrators will hear this investor case in Boca Raton, Florida.

Investors’ Best Recourse For Financial Recovery is to Work With Experienced FINRA Attorneys 

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (SSEK Law Firm at investorlawyers.com) continues to zealously go after the brokerage firms whose registered representatives unsuitably recommended and sold Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) products to their customers. 

Already, we’ve filed several Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration claims against broker-dealers on behalf of investors. 

Northstar (Bermuda) Investor is Seeking Up to $500K in Damages

An investor in Nagoya, Japan has filed a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration case against Bancwest Investment Services after she suffered six-figure losses in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda)

The claimant, who is an inexperienced investor, was referred to her Bancwest Investment Services broker by Bank of the West, which was her bank at the time. Now, she is requesting up to $500K in damages. 

With Bermuda-Based Entity in Liquidation, Investors’ Best Bet For Financial Recovery is to File FINRA Arbitration Claims 

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas are investigating claims that Raymond James Financial Services marketed Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) investments through the United Nations Federal Credit Union (UNFCU). 

The latter is an American credit union that was founded in 1947. Its members include employees, retirees, consultants of the United Nations, various affiliated entities, as well as family members of UNFCU members. 

Northstar (Bermuda) Investors Likely to Only Recover Losses By Filing FINRA Arbitration Claims

Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (SSEK Law Firm at investorlawyers.com) is continuing to speak with investors of Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) who suffered significant losses because their broker failed to conduct the proper due diligence when they recommended these products. 

Already, we have filed a number of Financial Industry Regulatory Arbitration (FINRA) claims against many of the broker-dealers whose registered representatives sold these offshore investments. 

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