Types of Securities Lawyers While securities law is itself a specialized field of law, there is also more than one type of securities lawyer. There are transactional securities lawyers, who help companies raise capital, obtain and maintain listings on a stock exchanges, assist in mergers and acquisitions and perform the […]
Tag: SEC Subpoena
” >SEC Enforcement Division is getting tougher on financial firms, investors, and issuers. When you are served with an SEC subpoena, you know that they are not fun to deal with. But you must deal with it. Even if you don’t know or didn’t commit a […]
The authority to open SEC investigations, and therefore to issue subpoenas, was expanded under the Obama Administration to the director of Enforcement, rather than solely to the Commission itself. The Director of Enforcement then delegated that authority to various senior officials, including regional and associate directors and specialized unit chiefs. […]
How you respond to an SEC subpoena makes a difference. Tips from an experienced securities attorney.
” >FINRA’s public statements, one of its top priorities is enforcement of its rules, as well as the federal securities laws. FINRA investigates activity which is believes may indicate a securities law violation, and files disciplinary proceedings against firms and their associated persons to address such violations. A FINRA […]