Securities Laws & Regulations

Protecting the Rights of Investors

Gibbs Law Group’ securities fraud lawyers are dedicated to enforcing investors’ rights under the various securities laws and regulations. Over the years, our attorneys have brought many successful securities class action lawsuits against companies that violated securities laws.

Securities laws cover a wide range of topics and offer protection to investors who have been deceived or treated unfairly. Without these securities laws, investors would be entirely at the mercy of large corporate interests.

Securities Laws & Regulations to Protect Investors

Securities laws and regulations were enacted in response to widespread violations of investors trust through deceptive and meaningless disclosures by companies in the early 20th Century. Following the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and the resulting Great Depression, the U.S. Government enacted various securities laws and regulations as well as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to better ensure such violations did not continue to occur.

Some of the main laws and regulations governing the securities industry include:

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Our Team

Eric Gibbs

Eric has served in leadership positions in a number of high profile, complex financial lawsuits. He has been recognized as a Daily Journal, among the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Northern California, and a Law360 MVP for Consumer Protection.

David Stein

David’s advocacy has generated major recoveries for consumers impacted by financial fraud. He was named to the Top 40 Under 40 by Daily Journal and a “Rising Star in Class Actions” by Law360.

Michael Schrag

Michael has over 20 years of experience representing individuals in complex cases involving banking credit card and other financial frauds.

Amanda Karl

Amanda represents employees, consumers and investors in complex class action lawsuits throughout the country. She previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard A. Paez, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and to the Honorable Claudia Wilken, Northern District of California.

SEC Whistleblowers

Gibbs Law Group encourages persons who know about possible securities violation to contact the firm.

Under the SEC whistleblower laws promulgated under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, whistleblowers may be receive a reward of up to 30 percent of the recovery for information leading to a successful enforcement action by the SEC and are protected from employer retaliation. If you believe that you have information about a securities violation, please contact us by filling out the form at the right.

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