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OTC Markets

The over-the-counter market is where securities which do not trade on an exchange are traded. Securities traded on the this market are typically from smaller companies that do not meet the listing requirements from the exchanges. The OTC market is the default exchange for some securities, like corporate bonds. Alternatively, […]

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Morgan Stanley Deferred Comp Claims

Morgan Stanley may have violated ERISA rules when it cancelled certain deferred compensation assets for brokers who left the firm. We are investigating claims for Morgan Stanley advisors who were denied their deferred compensaton payments when they left the firm. There is a proposed class action pending, but individual advisors […]

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Cybersecurity Risk Management Rules and Amendments Proposed for Registered Investment Advisers and Funds

The SEC has proposed cybersecurity risk management rules for registered investment advisers, and registered investment companies and business development companies (funds), as well as amendments to certain rules that govern investment adviser and fund disclosures. “Cyber risk relates to each part of the SEC’s three-part mission, and in particular to […]

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Securities Enforcement Investigations

SEC enforcement investigations cover a wide range of targets and witnesses, from the big investment banks and their employees, to public companies to private companies who are soliciting investments, small companies. The SEC conducts its investigations privately, and does so by requesting voluntary cooperation or issuing subpoenas for documents and […]