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The Law Finally Catches Up to Laidlaw & Company

The alleged propagation of false and misleading statements by Laidlaw & Company and its principals, James Ahern and Matthew Eitner was put to an end when the U.S. Federal Courts handed them a temporary restraining order and associated injunction. This step was meant to give protection to the interests of Relmada Therapeutics, INC, a clinical-stage pharmaceutical firm that develops novel treatments for the management of chronic pain.   The temporary orders that the court issued responded to a lawsuit that was announced previously where Relmada sued Laidlaw and Messrs. It is alleged that Laidlaw and Messrs made attempts to assume effective control of Relmada with their misleading and false information.   It’s important to understand the relationship between the parties to the suit, which is one of investment broker and client. Laidlaw, being the former, is known for past violations of U.S. financial regulations, resulting in multiple regulatory sanctions, customer complaints, and monetary penalties. In a statement to the press, the CEO of Relmada expressed delight at the court’s decision and affirmed that it would be prejudicial to stockholder’s interests and self-destructive of the company if Laidlaw took effective control of his firm.   The CEO also reiterated that the interests of his firm’s stakeholders were completely different from those of Laidlaw. He also mentioned the adverse effects that his company experienced as it uplisted to NASDAQ, which directly resulted from the acts of Laidlaw’s principals.   Laidlaw & Company is an investment banking and wealth management firm with roots in the U.K., but whose operations have spread to the U.S. market. Its principal investment activities include; acquisition financing, the arrangement of national exchange listings, raising capital via the placement of equity with high-net-worth retail and institutional investors, and the placement of debt and mezzanine capital with institutional investors.   It also offers advisory services on acquisition, balance sheet optimizations/restructurings, strategic alliances, mergers, going private transactions, management-led buyouts, stock repurchases and recapitalizations, strategic partner transactions/joint ventures, divestitures, fairness options, and alternative investments. When it comes to wealth management, Laidlaw & Company provides portfolio management, investment advisory, and financial planning services.   I just hope that the SEC catches up to the company one day. A company with such a portfolio of professional services should not get involved in multiple infractions of laid down trading and financial trading regulations.

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The History of Laidlaw & Company

Laidlaw and Company, a full-service brokerage and investment banking firm that has been around for almost 175 year, has a rich history. This investment company, originally started in New York City, was the one in the United States. There are now branches all over the world. It began as a merchant house called Heran & Lees, established by Matthew Eitner (Laidlaw) and James Ahern. In 1854, Henry Bell Laidlaw joined the investment company that was then known as Hewitt Lees & Company. By 1866, the investment company became a private banker. Henry Bell Laidlaw worked his way up in the company and became a partner of James Lee. By 1873, Henry Bell Laidlaw had become the leader of the firm and was joined by his brother, Charles. The name of the firm was called Laidlaw & Company and remained that name ever since. As time went on, Henry Bell Laidlaw turned the investment company into a family owned investment company. In five years of taking over the firm, Henry Laidlaw’s investment company joined the New York stock exchange. In 1880, Laidlaw & Company moved to Wall Street where it would stay until 1910. It is currently located on 5th Avenue in New York, New York. Henry Laidlaw’s son, James, became a partner of the firm in 1894. In 1902, Henry Laidlaw passed away. Family members would take over the firm including Laidlaw’s namesake grandson who had retired from the company in 1970. It was Henry Bell Laidlaw 2nd who merged Laidlaw & Company with a London based European banking establishment called Hambros of London in 1961. Laidlaw & Company went through many name alterations. Today, Laidlaw & Company is called Laidlaw & Company Ltd. The service is top notch. The only that changes is the constant updating of the technology used. http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/laidlaw-and-company

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Laidlaw & Company: 175 Years Of Excellence In Investment And Banking Services

For over 175 years, Laidlaw & Company has been providing investment and banking services for clients large and small. Founded in 1842 as Heran & Lees, the company has long earned a reputation for providing high quality investment advice and … Continue reading

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The Brazilian Economy Explained By Igor Cornelsen

The chance to invest in new and exciting areas of the world is something Igor Cornelsen of Bainbridge Investments is always exploring and offering assistance with for his many clients. In recent years, Igor Cornelsen has been taking an interest … Continue reading

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Philip Diehl The President Of U.S Money Reserves Shares His Opinion On The Precious Metals Ownership, Market, And Management.

Recently on Enterprise Radio, Philip N. Diehl, President of U.S. Money Reserve, was hosted for an interview by Eric Dye. The U.S. Money Reserve is among the largest distributors of government-issued gold, silver and platinum coins throughout the United States. … Continue reading

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US Money Reserve Skills Of The Unseen

Show Must Go On With the decline of the dollar a replacement mus be found to keep the market going strong.This replacement will be no other then the coin.This ancient form of currency has seen the spotlight before but now … Continue reading

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U.S. Money Reserve: The Gold Experts

Everyone knows the importance of gold, platinum, and silver in our society. Do you know how to buy it or manage it? U.S. Money Reserve is a company who knows gold, and the gold market, from top to bottom. The … Continue reading

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CCMP Capital and the Influence

CCMP is a private equity investment firm on nytimes.com that deals with growth equity investments. It also specializes in buyouts. They are partnered with some excellent teams of managements. They are very resourceful when it comes to the efficiency of … Continue reading

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FreedomPop Seek Investment Options as Sale Options Are Not Pursued

The mobile data service FreedomPop is currently undergoing a period of investment as it looks to continue its meteoric rise through the ranks of mobile service providers. By the end of 2015 the company hopes to have welcomed its one … Continue reading

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