Don't Take the Wrong Way Out

October 22, 2012

On Oct. 14, 2012, an article by Burr & Forman attorneys Victor Hayslip and Ben Coulter was published in Investment News. Titled, "Don't Take the Wrong Way Out," the piece describes "war stories" on departing brokers who leave their companies without regard for key issues, sometimes finding themselves in the middle of costly litigation, regulatory inquire and even embarrassment. Hayslip and Coulter address the repercussions for these brokers as well as how investment firms and their brokers alike can avoid costly legal issues when the broker leaves to join another firm. The full article is available online at


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