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Miami attorney suspended following conviction on SEC charges in StratoComm attorney letters fraud

By Karen Kidd | Apr 2, 2018

TALLAHASSEE (Florida Record) — Miami attorney Stewart Alan Merkin, practicing in Florida for about 45 years, has been suspended following a Aug. 24 Florida Supreme Court after his conviction on U.S. Security And Exchange Commission allegations that he violated federal securities laws, according to a recent announcement by The Florida Bar.

Palm Beach attorney receives revocation for securities fraud

By Olivia Olsen | Mar 25, 2017

The Florida Supreme Court recently issued a disciplinary revocation to Jonathan Paltiel Flom, an attorney in Palm Beach, Fla., stemming from his federal money laundering conviction. 

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals files for bankruptcy

By Russell Boniface | Oct 24, 2016

WILMINGTON -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals and its two wholly-owned subsidiaries have filed for bankruptcy protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware.

Law professor: 'FINRA would be a better and more effective organization with the reforms'

By Joe Dyton | Sep 29, 2016

ORLANDO – The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) plays an important in helping keeping the public’s investments safe, and law professor Benjamin Edwards wants to make sure the organization is keeping up its end of the bargain.

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