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Bakhtiari & Harrison Partners Named Super Lawyers for 2024

Bakhtiari & Harrison partners Ryan Bakhtiari and David Harrison have been named Super Lawyers in the field of Securities law for 2024. Super Lawyers is a peer nominated list comprised of the top attorneys in their practice area. Mr. Bakhtiari has appeared on the Super Lawyers Securities law list from 2014 to 2024 and 2005 […]

Broker who sold GWG bonds faces deluge of investor complaints

InvestmentNews

A Los Angeles-based broker who was a big seller of GWG Holdings bonds is facing a staggering $7.85 million in investor lawsuits as GWG winds its way through bankruptcy proceedings and no one knows what the bonds are worth. The broker, Tony Barouti, is registered with Emerson Equity, the lead seller and underwriter of GWG […]

4 People Accused of $13 Million in Pro Athlete Fraud Schemes

New York Times

Four people were arrested Thursday and charged with collectively defrauding four professional men’s basketball players out of more than $13 million, according to Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. In one scheme, three players were allegedly persuaded to purchase more than $5 million worth of life insurance policies […]

Bakhtiari & Harrison Partners Named Super Lawyers for 2023

Bakhtiari & Harrison partners Ryan Bakhtiari and David Harrison have been named Super Lawyers in the field of Securities law for 2023. Super Lawyers is a peer nominated list comprised of the top attorneys in their practice area. Mr. Bakhtiari has appeared on the Super Lawyers Securities law list from 2014 to 2023 and 2005 […]

Ex-Morgan Stanley advisor charged with defrauding NBA players out of $13 million

CNBC

Former Morgan Stanley advisor Darryl Cohen was arrested on Thursday morning for allegedly defrauding current and former NBA players including Jrue Holiday, Chandler Parsons and Courtney Lee. Cohen is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and one count of wire fraud, according to federal prosecutors. Each count carries up to a […]