Banks Named to Super Lawyers For Sixth Consecutive Year

Our founder Robert Banks has been selected for inclusion in the 2011 Super Lawyers. Robert has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers every year it has been in Oregon. Super Lawyers is owned by Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers represent 5% of the practicing attorneys. We thank those attorneys who gave Robert high rankings on […]

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FINRA Arbitration FAQ

What Is FINRA Arbitration and Why Do I Have To Do It? When you open a brokerage account with a FINRA broker-dealer firm (which includes all stock brokerage firms), you sign a form contract called a New Account Form. It includes a paragraph, usually on the back, saying that you agree that if you ever […]

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Grifphon’s Excuses in the Portland Business Journal

Grifphon hedge fund settles lawsuit A Portland hedge fund is on the verge of liquidating its assets and restructuring after settling a major lawsuit with one of its investors. Husband and wife Edward and Linda Gilbert sued Yusaf Jawed, owner of the Pearl District hedge fund Grifphon Asset Management LLC, in December 2009 for roughly […]

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