According to a recent PIABA report, almost 90% of brokers who are found guilty of misconduct successfully have this information expunged from their records. Although expungement is deemed an extraordinary measure it has become commonplace, which places investors at risk. Hugh Berkson believes that a “wholesale change” in the system must occur.
Hugh Berkson is a Securities Attorney with McCarthy, Lebit, Crystal & Liffman, Co. LPA. Hugh is rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®.
He obtained a business degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989, and is a 1994 graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Barristers and received both the American Jurisprudence Award, (National Mock Trial) in 1993 and the Jonathan M. Ault Mock Trial Prize for 1993-1994.