Managing Litigation Risk in Alternative Investments Sales
Gary Kessler and Bryon Romine of Kessler Collins PC will discuss ways to lower the risk of claims and increase the chance of success in defending arbitrations involving the offer and sale of alternative investments. They will offer practical tips on how to establish a documentary record to satisfy both suitability issues in both arbitrations and regulatory inquiries.
Chairman, Shareholder, Kessler Collins PC
Gary Kessler is Board Certified in Civil Trial Practice and has been named Texas “Super Lawyer” and included in the Best Lawyers in America for over twenty years. He has tried cases involving insurance, securities, intellectual property and corporate matters and has argued before the Texas Supreme Court and multiple Federal Circuit courts. His broad experiences through commercial litigation helped set the standard for excellent client service at Kessler Collins.
Gary has national and international experience. He has represented the People’s Republic of China in claims arising under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, as well major financial institutions, insurers (both domestic and foreign) and international corporations.
He is a frequent lecturer for industry groups and is an instructor for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Gary is a member of the Inns of Court, an organization whose principal mission is to teach young attorneys the value of ethical advocacy in a litigation practice.
Shareholder, Kessler Collins PC
Bryon is an accomplished, creative commercial litigator. His practice focuses mainly upon commercial litigation, appeals, and motion practice in both state and federal court. The areas in which he concentrates his practices include business and contract disputes, insurance coverage, business torts, real estate litigation, accounting and legal malpractice, and securities litigation and arbitration. Bryon is an active member of the Dallas Bar Association, serving on several committees. He is also a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation. Bryon graduated from the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law magna cum laude. During law school, he served on the board of editors of the law review.