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Supreme Court Limits SEC Disgorgement Power

The Supreme Court has ruled that the SEC can seek disgorgement as an equitable remedy in cases under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The Court held that a disgorgement award that (1) does not exc

Death Terminates Brokerage Agreement

The owner of three residential properties died after signing an exclusive right-to-sell agreement with a real estate agency. Her estate sold the properties within the exclusivity period. The brokerage

Partial Arbitration Award Dangers

There are good reasons for dividing some arbitrations. There are dangers, however. Courts have provided varying results when there is more t