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Our attorneys are pleased to assist reporters and editors as sources for background information and trends about the securities industry, and other important business and legal topics. The firm also provides speakers to industry and trade organizations, as well as brokerage firms for compliance and regulatory meetings. Our attorneys are regularly quoted in traditional medial publications, have appeared on CNBC and have been panelists at legal and financial seminars.

So that we can identify the best person to respond, please direct your initial inquiry to: Mark J. Astarita, Esq.,, or 212-509-6544.

Media Quotes

Death Knell for Mandatory Arbitration (On Wall Street, August 2008)

Merged - An analysis of the NASD/NYSE merger (On Wall Street, June 2007)

How to Survive in Arbitration Nation (Research Magazine, January 2006)

SEC may discipline Ingles (Citizen Times, January 2006)

Getting Even With Your Broker (, November 2005)

Annuities, Hedge Funds Prompt More Complaints (Chicago Tribune, October 2005)

SEC Registers Hedge Funds (Mahalanobis, March 2005)

Employment Arbitration Gets a Boost (SCNP.COM, March 2005)

The U-5 Night mare (On Wall Street, February 2005)

Material Issues: Dealing with Nonpublic Information (CFA Magazine, October 2004)

The Brokers Strike Back (Business Week, October 2004)

PaineWebber Appeal Rejected by Supreme Court (Registered Representative, Oct. 2002)

Whitman Denies Wrongdoing in IPO Deals Through Internal eBay E-mail (Daily Princetonian, October, 2002)

States Seek Stiffer Penalties for Securities Fraud (USA Today, November 2002)

NASDs New York Arbitration Program in Flux (Registered Representative, Oct. 1998)

Regulators crack down on fraud but investors must protect themselves (Naples Daily News, Oct. 1998)

Online IPOs Falling Short of Expectations (Los Angeles Times, May 28, 1997)

Electronic Trading - SEC Weighs Tighter Control of Alternative Systems (New York Law Journal, June 5, 1997)

Face Value - Big Dreams (Ticker Magazine, June, 1997)

A Time to Tame the Beast (Legal Times, January 27, 1997)

First Call Moves to Squash Web-based Competitor (Investment Dealer's Digest, November 18, 1996)

Arbitration Firms Join Investors on the Web (Financial Net News, October 1996)

EDGAR Come of Age Today (Securities Industry Daily, May 1996)

Tapping the Web for Cash (The Recorder, April 30, 1996)

How to Invest with Your PC (Fortune Magazine, 1991 Investor's Guide)

Web Securities to Found Internet Exchange (Web Finance)

$6.1 Million Claim Dismissed for Lack of Standing (New York Law Journal)

For Investor, Complaint Against Broker Proves Costly (The Sunday Record, December 1990)

Arbitrate With Care (New York Post, December 1990)

Crime Victims Gain Victory (Wall Street Journal, February 8, 1990)

Crime Victim Granted Order for Bail Lien (New York Law Journal, February 1990)

Fired Manager Upheld on Arbitration Award (New York Law Journal, August 1990)


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