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How Long Does an SEC Investigation Take?

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 investigations can be a harrowing experience for the witness as well as the targets. One of the first questions my clients ask when faced with a subpoena from the SEC is how long is this going to take? While I hate to give the typical lawyer answer, that answer […]

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The Wells Notice and Wells Submission

Receiving a subpoena from the SEC, or an 8210 Request from FINRA can be the start of a long investigative process while can ultimately lead to a Wells Notice, and an enforcement proceeding. How you handle that process can dictate the end result, and you need to retain competent securities […]