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- Why Both Private and Public Companies Need a Securities Attorney
Why Both Private and Public Companies Need a Securities Attorney
- Supreme Court Says the Statute of Limitations for SEC Enforcement Actions Is 5 Years
On February 27, 2013, in the case of Gabelli v. Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously concluded that the statute of limitations for SEC enforcement actions seeking civil penalties expires 5 years after the time when the alleged fraud takes place, not when it is discovered.
- SEC Charges Securities Lawyer with Churning Bogus Legal Opinions
On March 8, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged Brian Reiss, a California securities lawyer, with churning out baseless legal opinions for penny stocks traded on the OTC Markets platform.
- Private Placements 101
The Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) provides for a private offering or private placement exemption from federal securities registration which is increasingly being used by both public companies and private companies seeking to go public to raise capital during market downturns and in times of market uncertainty.
- FINRA Bars Florida Broker for Transactions Involving 31 NFL Players
On March 7, 2013, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) barred Jeffrey Rubin of Lighthouse Point, Florida, from the securities industry.
- The Frankfurt Stock Exchange for Indian Issuers
Indian companies are accessing the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (“FSE”) and other foreign capital markets in search of capital and liquidity for their shares. The Entry Standard of the FSE is an appealing option for Indian issuers seeking an access point to European capital markets. By Brenda Lee Hamilton, Attorney
- The $700 Billion Bailout - The Start of $700 Billion in Regulations for Lawyers to Figure Out
This legal author discusses the $700 Billion Bailout Plan, the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) and what it means for federal regulations lawyers who will be called to interpret the law and the truckloads of new regulations that will likely follow. After years of deregulation in the U.S. and internationally, one thing is certain in these uncertain times. There are going to be a great deal more regulations put on the financial and other industries.