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In his 17 years of practice, Jeffrey Blackwood has handled a variety of commercial litigation matters. Jeffrey has significant experience in representing life insurance companies and insurance brokers in a variety of matters, including sales practice litigation, regulatory actions and professional negligence actions.

State and Federal Regulators Open Probe into 403(b) Plans for TeachersIn what appears to be a growing trend, state and federal regulators are launching investigations into the sales practices and administration of 403(b) retirement plans for school districts.

Two weeks ago, on January 10, 2020, Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced a settlement with Horace Mann Investors, Inc., concluding the state’s multi-year investigation into the

Be careful before you forward that email. That’s the lesson from the recent Supreme Court decision in Lorenzo v. Securities and Exchange Commission, in which the court held that that Think before Hitting “Send”: Supreme Court Upholds Liability under Securities Laws for Forwarding Someone Else’s False Statementthe director of investment banking for a broker-dealer was liable for participating in a scheme to defraud investors when he forwarded two emails prepared