FINRA Guidance begins to turn the tide in customer’s favor

By William K. Flynn Last year I wrote about problems that happen when a registered representative (a “broker”) leaves the firm and heads for the seemingly greener pastures of a different broker-dealer, or gets out of the wire house merry-go-round and sets up shop with a registered investment adviser. Foremost among these issues is the …Read More

Strauss Troy Listed as a 2019 Best Law Firm by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®

U.S. News Best Law Firms Badge for 2019

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® has recognized Strauss Troy among the Best Law Firms of 2019. Strauss Troy has earned eleven metropolitan rankings and was nationally ranked in Project Finance Law. National Tier 3 Project Finance Law Metropolitan Tier 1 – Cincinnati Commercial Litigation Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs Project Finance Law …Read More

Impact Winter 2018 is now on the Virtual Shelf

The Winter 2018 issue of Impact is now available, featuring stories about defamation, spotting trouble in real estate transactions, sexual harassment, and new business partnership tax laws. You’ll also see stories about Strauss Troy achievements and other happenings. To read more, and to see past issues of Impact, visit our Newsletter page.

Estate Planning: The Millennial Legal Oversight

Strauss Troy attorney Jeff Levine

By Jeffrey A. Levine Millennials are generally defined as those aged 18 to 34. Estate planning is rarely a priority for people in this age group, especially those who don’t have children or own a sports car collection. Even those who have started families or own significant assets tend to avoid the notion of a …Read More

Strauss Troy Co-Chairman Jim Heldman Shared Franchise Law Fundamentals At Cincinnati Bar Association Seminar Series

Strauss Troy Co-Chairman James Heldman recently presented the fundamentals of Franchise Law at the Cincinnati Bar Association’s “Brown Bag – Learn During Lunch” series. The series is planned and hosted by the Cincinnati Bar Association’s Young Lawyers’ Section and consists of year-round one-hour programs. His presentation included a summary of federal franchising regulations as well …Read More

Join Strauss Troy For The Kentucky Symphony Orchestra’s 20th Summer Concert Series

Strauss Troy is proud to continue its support of the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate their 20th free summer concert series at Devou Park. Concerts are held rain or shine, and parking is free throughout the park. T.A.N.K. shuttles run from Covington Catholic to the band shell from 6:00-7:30 p.m. for $1 each way. Bring blankets …Read More

HIPAA AuditsNet Millions In Fines
Are You In Compliance?

If your business involves health care, or services to health care providers, you may not be sure if you could pass a HIPAA audit. On May 7, 2014, the US Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced that it had levied a fine of $4.8 million against Columbia University and New York and Presbyterian …Read More

Does Your Personal Umbrella InsuranceGive You The Coverage You Need?

Umbrella policies are most often thought of as the ultimate protection if you face a claim or lawsuit based on liability arising from the use of your personal vehicle. But, like anything else, it pays to be a wise consumer and understand the basics of what is and isn’t covered. In Ohio, you’re required to …Read More

Bitcoin’s Future And IRS Tax Compliance

The dirge for bitcoin may have been a bit premature. Just last week, Dish Network announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin as a form of payment later this year. Bitcoin mining hardware manufacturer, BitFury, also just announced $20 million in new financing that it’ll use to further strengthen its international market presence while accelerating …Read More