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SEC Charges Founder, Digital-Asset Issuer With Fraudulent ICO

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a digital-asset entrepreneur and his company with defrauding investors in an initial coin offering (ICO) that raised more than $42 million from hundreds of investors. The SEC‘s complaint alleges that from August 2017 to April 2018, Eran Eyal, founder of UnitedData, Inc. d/b/a Shopin, […]

Private Placements Securities Law Dictionary

Accredited Investor Definition

Under the federal securities laws, a company may not offer or sell securities to investors without registration with the SEC</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>The United States Securities and Exchange Commission is the federal agency charged with the regulation and oversight of the securities markets, public companies and securities professionals.(…)</div>” href=”https://www.seclaw.com/glossary/sec/” data-gt-translate-attributes='[{“attribute”:”data-cmtooltip”, “format”:”html”}]’>SEC. However, there are a number of registration exemptions which ultimately expand the universe of potential investors. Many exemptions require that the investment offering be made only to persons who are accredited […]

Securities, Lawyer, Attorney
Law Primer

What is Securities Law?

Securities law refers to the body of law that relates to the financial markets. That includes the oversight of stock brokers and investment advisers, the stock exchanges themselves, the brokerage firms, the sale of securities, mergers, acquisitions and much more. In short, if it in any way involves an investment […]

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Attorney Barred From Appearing Before SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission barred a New York-based attorney from appearing or practicing before it and acting as an officer or director of a public company after finding that he made false and misleading statements in corporate filings. Pursuant to Section 4C of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 […]