Form 10-K, Form 10-Q
Corp Finance Investors

Introduction to Form 8-K

Lawyer Form 8-K: A Comprehensive Guide for Investors In the realm of finance, staying abreast of the latest corporate developments is crucial for investors aiming to make well-informed decisions. Whether it’s a company unveiling its quarterly earnings, another grappling with auditor concerns that might signal trouble, or a third navigating […]

SEC 2024 Broker-Dealer Examination Priorities
Compliance Enforcement Investors

SEC Expands Trading Bans for Staff

The SEC has recently announced a significant overhaul of its ethics rules. These changes, designed to fortify and update the SEC’s ethics compliance framework, expands the prohibited securities transactions for the Staff and their families Strengthening the SEC’s Ethical Framework At the heart of this initiative is the collaborative effort […]

FAQ Featured Articles Investors Primer Securities Law Dictionary

Understanding What is a Security?

A security is a form of ownership in an entity. While some believe that in order to be a security the instrument must be traded on a market, the legal definition of a security is much broader. The definition is important, because if the instrument is a security, then the federal and state securities laws apply to the purchase and sale of that instrument. We define and explain the different types of securities

FINRA Brokercheck

What is a Broker CRD Number

Introduction A broker’s CRD number is a unique identifier FINRA assigns to each registered person and entity. It’s used to track their employment history, licensing, and disciplinary actions throughout their career in the financial industry. Understanding the importance of CRD numbers can help investors make informed decisions about who they […]