Blog Posts by Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP

ERISA Victory for Sanford Heisler Sharp at U.S. Supreme Court

Posted February 26th, 2020 by .

Categories: News.

Today the Supreme Court, in a 9-0 decision, handed a victory to employees who invest their retirement savings in company 401(k) plans. Employees seeking to hold employers accountable for wrongdoing in managing their retirement plan must bring a claim within 3 years of having actual knowledge of the wrongdoing or, absent actual knowledge, no later […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files ERISA Class Case Against Walgreen Co. Seeking Approximately $300 Million on Behalf of More Than 100,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

Posted August 9th, 2019 by .

Categories: News.

SUIT ALLEGES THAT WALGREENS OFFERS POORLY PERFORMING FUNDS TO ITS EMPLOYEES Click here to read the complaint CHICAGO, August 9, 2019 – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed a class complaint today in the U.S. District Court of Northern Illinois alleging the ways in which the Walgreen Co. breaches basic fiduciary duties under ERISA and violates […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Case Against Venture Capital Group

Posted June 18th, 2019 by .

Categories: News.

Suit Alleges Fraud Against an Investor SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2019 –Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed an amended complaint today in the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego alleging the principals of a San Diego-based venture capital operation VentureMoney Management Co. defrauded an investor out of her life savings. The amended complaint alleges […]

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Eaton Vance to pay $3.45 million to settle ERISA fiduciary breach claim

Posted May 10th, 2019 by .

Categories: News.

As it appeared in Pension & Investments BY ROBERT STEYER Eaton Vance (EV) Corp. has agreed to pay $3.45 million settle a claim that managers of its 401(k) plan violated their fiduciary duties under ERISA by offering mostly proprietary products and failing to provide less expensive, similar options. The preliminary settlement, announced Monday, requires court […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files ERISA Class Action Lawsuit Against Transamerica on Behalf of More Than 17,000 Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

Posted January 2nd, 2019 by .

Categories: News.

Suit Alleges That Transamerica Places Employees In Poorly Performing Funds CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Jan. 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP filed a class action complaint on Friday, December 28th in the U.S. District Court of Northern Iowa detailing the ways in which the Transamerica Corporation violates basic fiduciary duties under ERISA and […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp is Investigating Misconduct Involving Options Assignment

Posted May 5th, 2018 by .

Categories: Investment Fraud, News.

Sanford Heisler Sharp is currently investigating the way E* Trade recently handled the assignment of a naked in-the-money put on the S&P 500 ETF (symbol SPY). A volatile price drop in SPY on the Friday of expiration triggered a likely assignment of 5,000 SPY shares. Rather than closing out the put contract before the close […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Claim Against Madison Avenue Securities for Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Negligent Supervision

Posted April 18th, 2018 by .

Categories: News.

As it appeared on PRNewswire Suit Follows on $2.1 Million Award Obtained Against Madison Avenue Earlier This Year SAN DIEGO, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP has filed an arbitration claim with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) against Madison Avenue Securities alleging the firm violated its basic duty to diligently supervise […]

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Home Depot sued for mismanaging retirement fund accounts

Posted April 17th, 2018 by .

Categories: News.

As it appeared in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution By Michael E. Kanell – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A suit filed in federal court against Home Depot charges that the hardware giant permitted mismanagement of retirement funds affecting more than 200,000 people and costing their accounts at least $140 million. The complaint against the $100 billion-a-year, Atlanta-based company […]

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GE Faces Potential $700M ERISA Class Action

Posted September 28th, 2017 by .

Categories: News.

As It Appeared On The Recorder P.J. D’Annunzio, The Recorder General Electric has been hit with a class action lawsuit demanding $700 million over claims that the corporation engaged in self-dealing in handling its employees’ retirement plans. According to the lawsuit filed Sept. 26 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, GE […]

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Should You Dump Your Broker Because of the Fiduciary Rule?

Posted July 9th, 2017 by .

Categories: News.

As it appeared on the Wall Street Journal A new rule governing retirement accounts is a reminder of the different standards for brokers and registered investment advisers in other accounts By Cheryl Winokur Munk It’s time for investors to think again about what they want and what they can expect from the professionals who handle […]

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