Jenks & Harvey LLP Victorious in Options Trading Dispute at FINRA

All Claims Dismissed With Prejudice

A FINRA arbitration panel in Atlanta, Georgia dismissed all claims with prejudice in favor of a broker-dealer represented by Jenks & Harvey LLP relating to trades involving ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (“UVXY”) options. The panel granted a motion to dismiss after the conclusion of claimant’s case-in-chief. (FINRA Case ID 16-03721, Sterling Huntley v. Apex Clearing Corporation and TradingBlock.).

The decision was unanimous. The defense was led by Jenks & Harvey LLP partners Debra A. Jenks and Robert J. Harvey.

Jenks & Harvey LLP Prevails on Million Dollar Indemnification Claim in Industry Dispute

A FINRA arbitration panel in Tampa, Florida awarded $1,088,063 in compensatory damages and interest in favor of a broker-dealer represented by Jenks & Harvey LLP, relating to the cancellation of a trade involving AgriBank FCB bonds. (FINRA Case ID 16-01718, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. v. Calton & Associates, Inc. v. William Blair & Company L.L.C.).

The decision was unanimous. The defense was led by Jenks & Harvey LLP partners Debra A. Jenks and Robert J. Harvey.

Florida Judicial Nominating Commission Names Robert J. Harvey as Vice Chair

The firm of Jenks & Harvey is pleased to announce that Robert J. Harvey, who was previously appointed to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit, has been elected the commission’s vice chair. In October 2015, Robert was appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit. His role as Vice Chair will run through July 2018 and he will remain on the commission through July 2019. Read more

Debra A. Jenks named Securities Litigation Super Lawyer for 2017

Jenks & Harvey is pleased to announce that Debra A. Jenks was once again named as a Super Lawyer in Securities Litigation for 2017. Super Lawyers is a renowned organization that provides lawyer ratings of selected lawyers based on location and focused on all legal issues. Jenks has been named a Super Lawyer in Securities Litigation annually since 2012. Read more