Tag: Securities Law

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Has Bitcoin Just Gone Mainstream?

Has Bitcoin Just Gone Mainstream? The SEC reports that Tesla has invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin. The decision by figures like Elon Musk or important companies such as Tesla is simply one more step toward the normalization of cryptocurrencies. #securitiesattorney #seclaw #securitieslaw https://www.forbes.com/sites/enriquedans/2021/02/08/has-bitcoin-just-gone-mainstream/

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Watch Live: GameStop Hearing On Market Manipulation

Watch Live: GameStop Hearing On Market Manipulation The billionaire founders of Robinhood and market-maker Citadel Securities are among those testifying. #securitiesattorney #securitieslawyer #seclaw https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanponciano/2021/02/18/watch-live-gamestop-hearing-on-market-manipulation/

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Walgreens Revealed As Investor In Subsidiary Of Health Insurance Company Under Federal Investigation

Walgreens Revealed As Investor In Subsidiary Of Health Insurance Company Under Federal Investigation The pharmacy giant has been steering its customers towards SeekMedicare, which is under scrutiny from both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. #seclaw #securitieslawyer #securitiesattorney https://www.forbes.com/sites/katiejennings/2021/02/12/walgreens-revealed-as-investor-in-insurance-company-under-federal-investigation/

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Citibank’s $500 Million Error

According to CNN, Citibank, acting as Revlon’s loan agent, accidently wired 100 times more than it intended, to Revlon’s lenders. Some returned the money, others did not, and applied the funds to Revlon’s loans. Citibank sued, and lost.  Typically, mistaken payments and transfers returned to the payor. But in this […]

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Reddit Trader Roaring Kitty Accused Of Fraud In The Latest Wild Lawsuit Coming Out Of GameStop Saga

Reddit Trader Roaring Kitty Accused Of Fraud In The Latest Wild Lawsuit Coming Out Of GameStop Saga One of Reddit’s most outspoken WallStreetBets traders is being sued for alleged securities fraud. #securitiesattorney #securitieslaw #securitieslawyer https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanponciano/2021/02/17/gamestop-saga-reddit-trader-roaring-kitty-accused-of-fraud-in-the-latest-wild-lawsuit/

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Review Your WSPs – Subpoenas are Coming

The authority to open SEC investigations, and therefore to issue subpoenas, was expanded under the Obama Administration to the director of Enforcement, rather than solely to the Commission itself. The Director of Enforcement then delegated that authority to various senior officials, including regional and associate directors and specialized unit chiefs. […]