The Investment Advisers Act of 1940 The Act regulates investment advisers – firms and individuals compensated for advising others about securities investments. The Act requires such advisers to register with the SEC and conform to regulations to protect investors. Since the Act was amended in 1996 and 2010, generally, only […]
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Implied Right of Action under 36(a) of the 1940 Act?
In an amicus brief, the SEC says yes By John M. Baker, Esq. The SEC has filed a brief amicus curiae in which it took the position that an implied private right of action exists under section 36(a) of the 1940 Act for investment companies as well as individual shareholders. […]
SEC Files Complaint against Internet Newsletter
By Mark J. Astarita, Esq. October 27, 1998 – The SEC announced the filing of a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas seeking a permanent injunction and civil penalty against the author of an investment newsletter which was published on the Internet. The complaint […]