Financial Fraud Investigation and Litigation
With more than 37 years of multifaceted business
and legal experience, TL offers sophisticated investigation and
litigation services for victims of and businesses cleaning up financial fraud in Oregon,
Washington and New York. We have a Certified Fraud Examiner and
Certified (Financial) Controls Specialist on staff.
Controlling litigation costs
Litigation can be very expensive. TL works hard
on minimizing fees. Hourly rates are reasonable. Expensive downtown
offices and marble staircases are avoided. Litigation plans attempt
to achieve maximum result with minimum cost. Tasks are automated.
Files are paperless. The most advanced legal management software is
TL provides the needed background and experience for a
wide range of corporate, business and agency internal investigations
for audit committees and management. We can perform
Sarbanes Oxley whistleblower investigations, Securities Exchange Commission investigations,
state financial regulator investigations, and similar inquiries.
Through the services of experienced securities lawyers, business
lawyers, Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Controls Specialist, we
can provide the confidential and independent investigation needed in
TL takes selected Sarbanes Oxley and False Claims
Act whistleblower actions on contingent fee basis. These case are
inordinately expensive because the defendant is usually a large
public company that has no incentive to settle. Expect legal fees
and costs to start at $100,000 and often to exceed $500,000.
SEC whistleblower cases usually involve completing a few forms and
are much less expensive.
Understanding the Law of Fraud
The law regarding the definition of Fraud.
Nigerian to car dealers. Broker-Dealers to
Transfers without adequate consideration or gifts
can be overturned as fraudulent in certain circumstances. Article
discusses breaking asset protection trusts and other devices to
Often it is important to disregard the entity to have an effectice
remedy for fraud.
The issuer of the
check has no common law duty to check to make sure its checks are
not fraudulently indorsed.
2009 Oregon case which overturned judgment obtained by
credit card company after arbitration. MBNA v Garcia.
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