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SEC settles with stock promoters in medical marijuana stock manipulation scheme

USA - July 17 2015 On July 9, the Securities and Exchange Commission settled with two stock promoters accused of reaping $2.5 million in illicit profits by manipulating...

Margaret J. McQuade.

SEC brings complaint in $68 million affinity fraud scheme

USA - July 17 2015 On July 6, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint in connection with a $68 million affinity fraud scheme allegedly orchestrated by...

Margaret J. McQuade.

Seventh Circuit holds under Indiana law, company was allowed to vote its own shares

USA - July 10 2015 The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently affirmed a district court decision holding that under Indiana law, an Indiana...

Zachary D Denver.

CFTC sues Chinese citizen accused of executing fraudulent money pass trades

USA - July 10 2015 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission recently sued Chinese citizen Yumin Li, for violations of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). The CFTC accused...

Zachary D Denver.

Senator Elizabeth Warren criticizes SEC Chair Mary Jo White for “extremely disappointing” leadership

USA - June 5 2015 In a letter dated June 2, 2015, Senator Elizabeth Warren described several "promises" that Mary Jo White, chair of the Securities and Exchange...

Tenley Mochizuki.