Monthly Archives: March 2013

Maryland’s Proposed Slayer’s Law

On behalf of Thomas Costello of Costello Law Group on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. Maryland is currently in the minority of states without a “Slayer’s Law” to prevent murderers from financially benefitting from their victim’s death. However, that may change with proposed legislation known as the “Ann Sue Metz Law” recently heard by the […]

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State Securities Regulators Seek Federal Legislation to Ban Mandatory Arbitration

On behalf of Thomas Costello of Costello Law Group State regulators are urging Congress to request that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) propose a regulation banning pre-dispute arbitration clauses in brokerage contracts. “States are seeing the emergence of mandatory pre-dispute arbitration clauses in contracts between state regulated investment advisers and their clients, […]

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