Securities Regulation Keyed to Coffee
Miley v. Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.
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Broker Oppenheimer & Co. was sued by their client Miley for churning in violation of federal securities laws and state common laws delegating the fiduciary duty of investment brokers. The jury found Oppenheimer liable and granted Miley $54,000 in actual damages, on top of commissions and drop in portfolio price. Oppenheimer appealed.
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