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No Quarter Radio’s Sense on Cents with Larry Doyle Welcomes Helen Davis Chaitman, Sunday Evening at 8pm EST

Posted by Larry Doyle on October 31, 2009 3:49 PM |

UPDATE: This episode of NQR’s Sense on Cents with Larry Doyle has concluded. You can listen to a recording of the episode in its entirety by clicking the play button on the audio player provided below. Once the audio begins, you can advance or rewind to any portion of the episode by clicking at any point along the play bar. We did have some technical difficulties connecting with our guest at around the 12 minute mark of the show. You can listen up to that point, and then advance it to the 24 minute mark when Helen Davis Chaitman joins the program.


Who truly protects the average American investor? Our financial regulators are licking their wounds and playing catch up from seemingly 20-plus years of being asleep at the wheel. Banks and brokers are fighting tooth and nail against instituting a fiduciary code of conduct. Why do more and more investors not trust Wall Street? Where should one turn to navigate this corner of our economic landscape?

Welcome to No Quarter Radio’s Sense on Cents with Larry Doyle as I welcome Helen Davis Chaitman this Sunday evening at 8pm EST.  Helen Davis Chaitman is a prominent attorney and partner in the New York based law firm Phillips Nizer LLP. Her career spans a vast part of our economic landscape.

Helen Davis Chaitman is a nationally recognized litigator with a diverse trial practice in the areas of lender liability, bankruptcy, bank fraud, RICO, professional malpractice, trusts and estates, and white collar defense.  In 1995, Ms. Chaitman was named one of the nation’s top ten litigators by the National Law Journal for a jury verdict she obtained in an accountants’ malpractice case.  Ms. Chaitman is the author of The Law of Lender Liability (Warren, Gorham & Lamont 1990) which is periodically updated and, since 1987, has authored the monthly newsletter, The Lender Liability Law Report.  In early 2009, Ms. Chaitman spearheaded the firm’s pro bono representation of investors in Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.  She has been an outspoken advocate for  the victims of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and for the government failures which caused massive losses to innocent investors.

Ms. Chaitman practices regularly in New York and New Jersey and has been admitted to practice pro haec vice in numerous jurisdictions throughout the United States. Honors include:

— Member of the Character & Fitness Committee of the Appellate Division, First Department, of the New York Supreme Court.
— Life Member of the National Registry of Who’s Who.
— Member of the American Law Institute and member of the Members Consultative Group for the Restatement of the Law Third: Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.
Former articles editor of the Rutgers Law Review in 1975-76.
— Selected as a “Super Lawyer” in 2007 in Business Litigation in the Metro New York area.
— Selected as a New York “Super Lawyer” in the 2008 Corporate Counsel edition.
— Selected as a “Super Lawyer” in 2008 in Business Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Intellectual Property Litigation in the Metro New York area.
— Participant in the Justice and Society Seminar of the Aspen Institute, July 2009.

Given the unprecedented developments in the economy and markets, Helen has focused tremendously on the organization that is charged with protecting investors. No, not the SEC, not FINRA, but rather the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC). How is SIPC doing? How well are you protected? If you are an investor or care about the markets, you do not want to miss this show.

Please join us for what will assuredly be a riveting conversation covering SIPC and more with Helen Davis Chaitman.

This show, as with all my interviews on NQR’s Sense on Cents with Larry Doyle, will be taped and archived along with being available as a podcast on iTunes.


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