” >SEC today published in the Federal Register its approval of the Nasdaq’s liberalized listing standards for the Mutual Fund Quotation Service. Release No. 34-42417, 65 Fed. Reg. 61,012 (Oct. 5, 2000). The […]
By Mark J. Astarita, Esq. On July 17, 2000 the SEC announced that it filed a civil complaint against an internet company and its officer. In addition to fraud charges, the SEC alleged that the defendants engaged in scalping for selling the security they were recommending while making the recommendation […]
By Mark J. Astarita, Esq. On August 1, 2000, the SEC approved rule changes proposed by the NASD that amend the NASD Code of Procedure (the Code) and other provisions. The changes include provisions to: set forth more clearly the Department of Market Regulations role in disciplinary proceedings; clarify the […]
NTM 00-50 Drops 1998 Proposal, Re-affirms NTM 88-50 By John M. Baker, Esq. The NASD posted a Notice to Members concerning marketing activities and supervision of unregistered persons. NASD Notice to Members 00-50 (August 2000). The Notice withdraws a pending rule proposal and provides guidance on the activities of unregistered […]
Cease and Desist Order Sought Against Internet Investor Relations Firm and its President On February 24, 1999 the SEC issued an order to institute cease-and-desist proceedings against a Minnesota-based investor relations company, alleging that it and its president violated the anti-touting provision of the Securities Act of 1933 by publishing […]
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Proposed NASD Rules Will Allow Allegations Against Brokers to be Made Public By Mark J. Astarita, Esq. Note: This column was originally published in 1997 in Research Magazine. Unfortunately, nothing changed, and in fact, the situation has gotte Some of you may recall my column from October 1996, “The SEC’s […]