Tag: Securities Lawyer

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Primer

FINRA Broker Check

Broker Check was designed as a beacon of transparency and accountability in the world of investments, offering investors a powerful tool to research and evaluate the background and qualifications of brokers and brokerage firms. Often criticized as an invasion of brokers’ rights, containing unsworn and unproven allegations against financial professionals, […]

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Enforcement

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 […]

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Compliance Corp Finance

Bad Actor Rule of Rule 506

Rule 506 Exemption Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933 is an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act for certain private securities offerings. This rule allows issuers to raise an unlimited amount of capital from an unlimited number of accredited investors, and up […]

News

Mark Cuban Criticizes the SEC; Again

Mark Cuban criticizes the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for not effectively protecting investors. He likens the SEC to “the QuickBooks of Financial Regulation,” suggesting they are more proficient in bookkeeping than in proactive investor protection. Cuban highlights his involvement with Sharesleuth.com, a platform he owns that uncovers fraudulent […]