Tag: SEC Enforcement


SEC Announces Charges for Unregistered Securities

The SEC‘s Allegations The SEC announced charges against Richard Heart, also known as Richard Schueler, and three unincorporated entities under his control: Hex, PulseChain, and PulseX. The charges stem from their involvement in conducting unregistered offerings of crypto asset securities, which garnered over $1 billion in crypto assets from investors. […]

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Introduction to SEC Investigations

Introduction SEC Investigations, and ultimately SEC enforcement proceedings, can be disruptive, and devastating events for individuals and corporations. Next to hiring an experienced securities defense attorney, knowing what to expect during the investigation will help you achieve your desired result. As former SEC Staff Attorneys, and Securities Defense Attorneys, the attorneys […]

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SEC Charges Celsius Network Limited and Founder Alex Mashinsky with Fraud and Unregistered Offer and Sale of Securities

On July 13, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged Celsius Network Limited (Celsius) and its founder and former CEO, Alex Mashinsky, with violating registration and anti-fraud provisions of the federal securities laws. The SEC alleged that Celsius failed to register the offers and sales of its crypto lending […]