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Mary Jo White on Criteria for Seeking Admissions of Wrongdoing and Enforcement Priorities

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Litigation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized In a recent speech, SEC Chair Mary Jo White spoke to the types of cases where admissions of wrongdoing might be appropriate.  According to Chair White, candidates potentially requiring admissions include: Cases where a large number of investors have been harmed or the conduct was otherwise egregious. Cases where the conduct posed a significant risk […] Read more →

by   |   September 26, 2013

General Solicitation – Week One – Flying Cars and More

Public Companies and Securities It began with announcements like this from AngelList.  For just $99 plus $25 per investment, wefunder will let you create a create a “beautiful profile” and send updates to... Read more →

by   |   September 25, 2013

Final Municipal Advisor Rules – Advice, Board Members and Engineers

Municipal Advisors The SEC has issued its final municipal advisor rules.  At over 700 pages, it’s a bit long to summarize and hit all of the high points.  One of the things we are most... Read more →

by   |   September 21, 2013

SEC Charges Hedge Fund Adviser With Participating in Conflicted Principal Transaction

Investment Advisers, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has charged the adviser to a New York-based hedge fund with breaching his fiduciary duty by engineering an undisclosed principal transaction in which he had a financial... Read more →

by   |   September 19, 2013