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Social Media Fraudster Causes Knee Jerk SEC Reaction

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Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Litigation, Private Equity The SEC recently commenced an enforcement action against a registered investment adviser who allegedly “offered more than $500 billion in fictitious securities through various social media websites. For example, he used LinkedIn discussions to promote fictitious “bank guarantees” and “medium-term notes.”” Obviously a situation to be dealt with harshly.  We should appreciate the SEC’s... Read more →

by   |   January 4, 2012


Large Financial Institutions to Pay for Office of Financial Research and FSOC

Banking The Department of the Treasury has issued a proposed rule to implement Section 155 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which directs the Department... Read more →

by   |   December 30, 2011


SEC Updates Rulemaking Timetable

Employment, Executive Compensation, Investment Advisers, Municipal Advisors, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has updated its Dodd-Frank rulemaking schedule.  Highlights of those rules slated for action in the January to June timeframe of 2012 are as follows: §952: Adopt... Read more →

by   |   December 30, 2011


FSOC Report to Congress on Prompt Corrective Action

Banking The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act requires the Financial Stability Oversight Council, or FSOC to submit a report to Congress regarding the... Read more →

by   |   December 23, 2011