Finding A Way.

Taking It To A New Level — SEC Awards Whistleblower Unprecedented $14 Million

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $14 million to a whistleblower earlier this month.  The information led to an enforcement action that recovered substantial investor...

Crowdfunding, the SEC and The New Rules—What Finally Came Down Today

The wait and speculation is over for now.  Today the SEC proposed rules under Title III of the JOBS Act that allow start-ups and small businesses to...

Proposed Disclosure Rules Will Not Delay Lifting of General Solicitation Ban

SEC Chair Mary Jo White recently confirmed that the SEC will not delay the lifting of the ban on general solicitation over the additional disclosure rules proposed...

Are DOL and SEC Fiduciary Rules Headed for a Collision?

Two federal government agencies are currently working to create new fiduciary rules for the investment industry, a process that several lawmakers fear will result in conflicting regulations....

SEC Brings First Action Under Chief Compliance Officer Rule

The SEC recently sanctioned a former portfolio manager  under Rule 38a-1(c) of the Investment Company Act, which prohibits misleading and obstructing a chief compliance officer (CCO).  Carl...

Congress Could Nix Mandatory Arbitration With Investors Choice Act

In light of the absence of SEC action on topic, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., a member of the House Financial Services Committee, has introduced the Investors Choice...

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