Investment Fraud Defense Attorneys
Our business lawyers can defend your rights
Being accused of investment fraud can have serious legal consequences. If you’re a stockbroker or your investment firm is charged with investment fraud, you could be fined thousands of dollars. You may even be sentenced to serve time in prison, depending on the circumstances involving your investment fraud case.
Don’t underestimate the seriousness of your legal case. Make sure you have an experienced investment fraud defense attorney on your side, defending your rights. Our attorneys at Brewer & Pritchard, P.C. can help you every step of the way. We are skilled at handling allegations involving negligence, fraud and misrepresentation of financial products.
What is investment fraud?
Sometimes, investors accuse stockbrokers or financial services companies of investment fraud. These accusations can cover a wide range, including allegations of:
- Deceptive trade practices
- Buying or selling securities without an investor’s permission
- Failing to follow investor’s instructions
- Breach of fiduciary duty
- Churning (excessive trading for the purpose of financial gain)
- Engaging in fraudulent account documentation
- Creating falsified or misleading account statements
- Manipulating the market or stock price
- Having a conflict of interest
- Stealing an investor’s funds
- Failing to disclose all risks
- Failing to exercise due diligence (not fully researching the company, industry or risks involved)
Whatever type of investment fraud you or your investment firm have been accused of, make sure you take these allegations seriously right from the start. Make sure you talk with in investment fraud defense attorney at our law firm right away.
What federal laws govern investment fraud?
There are many state and federal laws governing securities fraud. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge of these rules and regulations, which include the following federal laws which often involve allegations of investment fraud:
- Securities Act of 1933
- Securities Exchange Act of 1934
- Trust Indenture Act of 1939
- Investment Company Act of 1940
- Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
- Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010
The laws governing investment fraud can be detailed and confusing. Our attorneys have more than 90 years of combine legal experience handling these complex cases. That’s why we want to meet with you.
When the stakes are high, our investment fraud attorneys rise to the challenge
The key issue in many investment fraud cases often involves whether a stockbroker or investment firm intentionally defrauded investors. Normal financial losses due to natural fluctuations in the market do not constitute fraud.
Our experienced investment and securities fraud defense attorneys thoroughly understand how the legal system works. We know what evidence to look for and what strategies often work when it comes to defending clients accused of investment fraud.
Put your trust in a law firm that puts your needs first. Contact Brewer & Pritchard, P.C. We have a strong track record of success when it comes to defending the rights of professionals accused of investment fraud. Call 713-209-2950 or fill out our online inquiry form and schedule an appointment.