Mr. Andre Perron recently attended the PIABA 2018 Annual Meeting where he attended seminars on a variety of topics such as damages in securities arbitration, Martin Rules and margin related litigation, investment products (cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings), ethical issues in dealing with elderly clients, option contracts, and structured products. Some of the most notable speakers included Ronald Heakins, David Meyer, Edward O’Neal, PhD, and Janice Malecki. PIABA and its members share the common goal of protecting public investors.