Jason Doss is the owner of The Doss Firm, LLC, an Atlanta-based law firm devoted to representing consumers across the country in a variety of areas including investment disputes and consumer class action litigation. Mr. Doss earned his J.D. from Florida State University in 2002 and his B.A. from the University of Florida in 1997.

Yield Producing Investments Continue to Harm Retirees

On February 10, 2013, the New York Times published an article entitled Complex Investments Prove Risky as Savers Chase Bigger Payoff which detailed how regulators across the country are still seeing an increase in losses and fraud cases revolving around complex yield producing products. Since traditional income-producing like, CDs, currently offer low interest rates crisis,…

FINRA Proposal Reduces Trade Report Time

On February 1, 2013, FINRA proposed a rule change that would require brokerage firms to report trades within 10 seconds rather than 30 seconds. The new rule change would apply to all equity transactions, including companies not listed on an exchange, and order cancellations. FINRA has proposed this rule to help ensure that trade data…

Insurance Issuers Make Changes to In-Force Variable Annuity Contracts that Harm Policyholders

According to a recent article in InvestmentNews entitled, Back to square one, insurance issuers have started changing the terms to in-force variable annuity (VA) contracts. These changes are detrimental to policyholders because they take away some of the benefits which caused the policyholder to purchase the VA in the first place. For example, according to…