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The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Examinations and Office of Municipal Securities (OMS), the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today announced the opening of… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm of Sallah Astarita & Cox, LLC…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged three individuals and one issuer with conducting a fraudulent scheme to sell nearly $2 million of unregistered securities through two crowdfunding offerings. The SEC also charged the registered funding… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm of Sallah…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards of approximately $11.5 million to two whistleblowers whose information and assistance contributed to the success of an SEC enforcement action. The first whistleblower received an award of… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm of Sallah Astarita…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced insider trading charges against Dayakar R. Mallu, of Orlando, Florida, who generated gains and avoided losses totaling over $8 million by trading in the securities of his former employer, Mylan N.V… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that RBC Capital Markets LLC has agreed to pay more than $800,000 to resolve charges that it engaged in unfair dealing in municipal bond offerings. The SEC also announced settled charges against… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a San Diego County school district, Sweetwater Union High School District, and its former Chief Financial Officer, Karen Michel, with misleading investors who purchased $28 million in municipal… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm of Sallah Astarita &…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced awards of approximately $110 million and $4 million to two whistleblowers whose information and assistance led to successful SEC and related actions.  With these awards, the SEC’s whistleblower… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm of Sallah Astarita…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that App Annie Inc., a leading alternative data provider for the mobile app industry, and its co-founder and former CEO and Chairman Bertrand Schmitt, have agreed to settle securities fraud charges… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law firm…
The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged New York City-based GTV Media Group Inc. and Saraca Media Group Inc., and Phoenix, Arizona-based Voice of Guo Media Inc., with conducting an illegal unregistered offering of GTV common stock. The SEC… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call Sallah Astarita & Cox at 212-509-6544. The Securities Law Blog is a service of SECLaw.com, and Mark Astarita, a national securities lawyer with the law…
The CoinBase Wells Notice is creating quite a stir. My original comments are here, but more information has come to light. It appears from other comments that the CoinBase Lend program is not simply a loan by depositors to others. According to other posts, CoinBase is planning on pooling the assets of its depositors and then creating loans from that pool. That my friends, is a different kettle of fish, for the pooling of…