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To directly address "Watching Out's" question as to whose fault is the misunderstanding of brokers' duties to their clients, to my mind the principle of caveat emptor went out the window for brokers and their broker-dealers when they starting using the moniker "advisor" rather than "adviser" to evade the '40 Act standard, and later "trusted advisor," to make it sound as if they were, indeed, fiduciaries for their clients.
In other words, caveat emptor applied: if you didn't ask the question, you couldn't complain that you weren't given the answer.
There may be no better advertisement for the principle of caveat emptor than EBay, said Los Angeles Ties in an editorial yesterday.
Because of this, the courts have developed the legal doctrine known as caveat emptor or, translated, let the buyer beware.
Purchasing property is thus subject to caveat emptor.
It would be prudent to apply the ancient doctrine of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware).
Most people are familiar with the Latin phrase, Caveat emptor, "Let the buyer beware.
The campaign to protect the endangered and threatened stocks of sturgeon is led by Caveat Emptor, a coalition of the University of Miami's Pew Institute for Ocean Science, SeaWeb and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Even with all of the truly good, useful information available on strength/conditioning, nutrition, and any of a host of other fitness topics, the training landscape maintains its caveat emptor (buyer beware) status.
EBay shopping can be fun but it is as well to bear in mind the old legal advice of caveat emptor - buyer beware.
From the former regulator we are told, "Let caveat emptor disappear.
From a situation where normal market rules of caveat emptor (let the buyer beware) applied, we have moved to "caveat venditor", where unwary or unprepared suppliers will find themselves without clients.
The failure to heed the caveat emptor warning that applies to all models was compounded by the reduction of predictive accuracy that comes during periods of economic distress.
Advertisements for the herbal supplement Enzyte were designed to look just like ads for prescription drugs, even down to using a phony Latin name, suffragium asotas (caveat emptor would have been more appropriate).