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What Does a Securities Lawyer Do?

Mark J. Astarita, Esq. is a nationally recognized securities attorney, representing clients in securities investigations, arbitrations and litigation matters across the country. You can contact him at 212-509-6544 or by email at mja@sallahlaw.com Securities law is a specialized field of law encompassing various types of securities lawyers. Transactional securities lawyers […]

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New AML Rules for Investment Advisers

On May 13, 2024, the SEC and the US Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) jointly issued a proposed rule (the Proposal) that, if adopted, would impose new anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) compliance obligations on registered investment advisers (RIAs) and exempt reporting […]

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SEC Missteps in the Debt Box Case

Two SEC Attorneys Resign The SEC’s Juridical Blunders The SEC encountered severe criticism following actions perceived as excessively authoritarian in its regulatory endeavors. These actions precipitated a legal reproach and subsequent resignations from the agency, highlighting the contentious and challenging landscape of regulatory practices within the nascent realm of cryptocurrency. […]


SEC Charges HG Vora for Disclosure Failures

On March 1, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it has brought an enforcement action involving HG Vora Capital Management LLC, a New York-based investment advisory firm. This case underscores the critical importance of timely and transparent ownership disclosures in the financial world, especially in the context […]

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The Securities and Exchange Commission

If you are involved in the financial industry, understanding the role and functions of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is paramount. Established to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation, the SEC plays a pivotal role in the financial landscape. Let’s delve deeper into […]


SEC Charges Northern Star SPAC for Material Misrepresentations in its IPO-Related Disclosures

SEO Title: SEC Charges Northern Star SPAC for Misleading IPO Disclosures Introduction In a significant development, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken action against Northern Star Investment Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), for alleged material misrepresentations in its initial public offering (IPO) disclosures dating back […]