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When the SEC or State Securities Regulators Want Your Records and Your Testimony

By Paul J. Roshka and Alana L. Porrazzo, Securities Litigation and Government Investigations attorneys with JHKM

It can be startling to learn that the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or a state securities regulator is conducting an investigation of your company, senior management, board members or employees. The first contact from a regulator can take many forms.
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SEC Renames and Doubles Size of Crypto Enforcement Unit

by T.J. Mitchell, Securities Lawyer with JHKM

It is not news that the popularity of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum have continually been on the rise since their inception a little more than a decade ago. Although cryptocurrencies and digital assets were almost certainly on the radar of regulators like the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) prior to 2018 ...
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Twelve Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Attorneys Named 2022 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Attorneys in the firm’s Arizona and New Mexico offices are recognized for their work in appellate law, business litigation, civil litigation, environmental, legislative and government affairs, construction litigation, surety law, and personal injury litigation.

Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod is pleased to announce that twelve attorneys with the firm’s Arizona and New Mexico offices were named to the 2022 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars rankings by Law & Politics Magazine. The attorneys recognized as top in their areas of practice include ...
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Highlights from the 2022 SEC Examinations Priorities Report

by T.J. Mitchell, Securities Lawyer with JHKM

Every year for the last decade, the Division of Examinations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Division” of the “SEC”) has published an annual report detailing its examination priorities for the forthcoming fiscal year. According to the SEC, these reports provide investors and industry professionals with “transparency into those areas we believe bring ...
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Chris Marquez and Ryan Walters Elected Partners with JHKM’s New Mexico Office

Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod (JHKM) is pleased to announce that Chris Marquez and Ryan Walters were elected partners with the firm’s New Mexico office. Chris is a litigator whose practice is focused on construction, real estate, and commercial litigation. He represents both individual and corporate clients in a variety business disputes, as well as financial and ...
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Former New Mexico Gas Company Vice President and General Counsel Thomas M. Domme Rejoins JHKM’s Regulatory & Utilities Law and Business Litigation Practices

Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod (JHKM) is pleased to announce that Thomas M. Domme has rejoined the firm’s New Mexico office as a partner. Domme, who recently served as vice president of external/regulatory affairs and general counsel for New Mexico Gas Company and previously practiced with the firm, joins JHKM’s regulatory and utilities law and business litigation ...
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FINRA Arbitrator Selection: Lessons from Leggett

Understanding the arbitrator selection process and the importance of arbitrator vetting in FINRA arbitrations.

When an investor has an unresolved dispute with their FINRA-registered broker or investment adviser, they have a few options: (1) try to resolve the dispute informally with the broker-dealer; (2) contact the state securities regulator and hope it takes action; or (3) initiate a FINRA arbitration against the broker-dealer, broker or investment adviser.
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Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod Welcomes Two New Partners to Its Phoenix Office

John J. Browder and Michael Orcutt have joined the firm’s professional liability defense and litigation practice areas.

Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod (JHKM) is pleased to announce that John J. Browder and Michael Orcutt have joined the firm’s Phoenix office as partners. Browder and Orcutt practice in the areas of professional liability defense and litigation, growing the firm’s capabilities in these areas.
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Jennings Haug Cunningham of Arizona and Keleher & McLeod of New Mexico Establish Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod

Two prominent law firms based in the Southwest combine, expanding legal services and providing clients the benefit of a multijurisdictional presence.

Two prominent law firms based in the Southwest have joined together to establish Jennings Haug Keleher McLeod, LLP (JHKM). Phoenix-based Jennings Haug Cunningham, LLP and Albuquerque-based Keleher & McLeod, P.A. have combined to become a multijurisdictional full-service, litigation and business law firm.
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Paul J. Roshka Joins Jennings Haug Cunningham, Growing the Firm’s Complex Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practices

Attorney recognized by Arizona Business Magazine’s Top 100 Lawyers in Arizona moves to JHC.

Jennings Haug Cunningham is pleased to announce that Paul J. Roshka has joined the firm. His national law practice focuses on the representation of companies, their directors, officers, and employees during investigations and enforcement/disciplinary proceedings involving potential violations of the federal and state securities laws, and other financial regulatory statutes and rules.
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