CONTACT US

Phone: 248-385-7100

Email: info@shermanlawoffices.com

About Us-

Welcome to our website.

Sherman Law Offices is honored you have taken the time to seek out our team; we hope to be of value for you and your business.

Our firm has over twenty-two years’ of experience working with business owners. We

can help with securities offerings, corporate entity formation, trust formation, and almost any other legal issue that presents itself to your business, or to you as a business owner. Our firm maximizes efficiency while keeping your legal costs down.

If you are in the middle of a project, just starting one, or simply considering your

options, we would like to help. We can schedule a free telephone call to hear about your business, offer some preliminary advice, and inform you of what you can and should do next. Please do not hesitate to email or call and we will gladly schedule a mutually convenient time for a consultation.

Newsroom

Press Releases Official announcements highlighting recent actions taken by the SEC and other newsworthy information.

SEC: Purported Green Technology Company Defrauding Investors
Posted by on 08/26/2016 at 6:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a California-based company and two executives with using baseless financial projections and other misleading statements to defraud investors in a venture to manufacture environmentally-friendly building materials. The SEC alleges that Enviro […]

SEC Seeks Public Comment on Disclosure Requirements Relating to Management, Security Holders and Corporate Governance Matters
Posted by on 08/25/2016 at 7:04 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it is seeking public comment on disclosure requirements in Subpart 400 of Regulation S-K, including those relating to management, certain security holders, and corporate governance matters. The request for comment is part of […]

SEC Adopts Rules to Enhance Information Reported by Investment Advisers
Posted by on 08/25/2016 at 3:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today adopted amendments to several Investment Advisers Act rules and the investment adviser registration and reporting form to enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by investment advisers.  The amendments will improve the quality of […]

Investment Advisers Paying Penalties for Advertising False Performance Claims
Posted by on 08/25/2016 at 3:50 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced penalties against 13 investment advisory firms found to have violated securities laws by spreading the false claims made by an investment management firm about its flagship product. An SEC enforcement sweep of investment advisers found that […]

SEC Charges 71 Municipal Issuers in Muni Bond Disclosure Initiative
Posted by on 08/24/2016 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced enforcement actions against 71 municipal issuers and other obligated persons for violations in municipal bond offerings.  The actions were brought under the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperation (MCDC) Initiative, a voluntary […]

Apollo Charged With Disclosure and Supervisory Failures
Posted by on 08/23/2016 at 3:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that four private equity fund advisers affiliated with Apollo Global Management have agreed to a $52.7 million settlement for misleading fund investors about fees and a loan agreement and failing to supervise a senior partner who charged […]

Company Punished for Severance Agreements That Removed Financial Incentives for Whistleblowing
Posted by on 08/16/2016 at 5:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that a California-based health insurance provider has agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty for illegally using severance agreements requiring outgoing employees to waive their ability to obtain monetary awards from the SEC’s whistleblower […]

Former Goldman Sachs Trader Settles Fraud Charges
Posted by on 08/16/2016 at 3:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that the former head trader in residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) at Goldman Sachs has agreed to be barred from the securities industry and pay $400,000 to settle charges that he repeatedly misled customers and caused them to pay […]

Hedge Fund Manager Charged in Scheme Involving Terminally Ill
Posted by on 08/15/2016 at 7:10 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a hedge fund manager and his firm accused of paying terminally ill individuals to use their names on purportedly joint brokerage accounts so he could purchase investments on behalf of his hedge fund and redeem them early […]

SEC: Investment Adviser Boasted Phony Assets and Track Record, Stole From Client
Posted by on 08/11/2016 at 9:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a San Francisco man and his investment advisory firm accused of pretending to manage millions of dollars in assets and then stealing money from the first client who invested with them based on their misrepresentations. […]

SEC Charges Stockbroker and Friend With Insider Trading
Posted by on 08/11/2016 at 9:08 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a stockbroker and his friend with participating in an insider trading scheme to profit in advance of two major announcements out of a pharmaceutical company.  The SEC alleges that Paul T. Rampoldi coordinated the insider trading with two […]

SEC Charges Former Professional Football Player With Running $10 Million Fraud
Posted by on 08/10/2016 at 8:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Merrill Robertson Jr., a former player for the Philadelphia Eagles, with defrauding investors, including coaches he knew from his time playing football for the Fork Union Military Academy and the University of Virginia. The SEC’s […]

Kristin Snyder Named Co-Head of SEC’s Investment Adviser/Investment Company Examination Program
Posted by on 08/10/2016 at 6:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kristin Snyder has been named Co-National Associate Director of the Investment Adviser/Investment Company examination program in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE).  She joins Co-National Associate Director […]

Company Paying Penalty for Violating Key Whistleblower Protection Rule
Posted by on 08/10/2016 at 3:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that an Atlanta-based building products distributor is settling charges that it violated securities laws by using severance agreements that required outgoing employees to waive their rights to monetary recovery should they file a charge or […]

SEC Charges Cardiologist With Insider Trading on Confidential Drug Trial Developments
Posted by on 08/04/2016 at 6:50 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a cardiologist with insider trading on confidential developments as he worked on a clinical drug trial.    The SEC alleges that Dr. Edward Kosinski of Weston, Connecticut, traded in advance of two negative news announcements by Regado […]

Statement Regarding Progress on the Review of the U.S. Treasury Market Structure since the July 2015 Joint Staff Report
Posted by on 08/02/2016 at 2:25 PM

The U.S. Department of the Treasury, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Joint Member Agencies) today issued this statement to highlight […]

SEC Announces Agenda for August 2 Meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 07/28/2016 at 8:25 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission will hold a meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee on August 2, beginning at 9:30 a.m. EDT.  The Commission established the advisory committee to provide a formal mechanism through which the Commission can receive advice and […]

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Case of Investor Funds Stolen for Shopping Sprees
Posted by on 07/28/2016 at 4:35 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an asset freeze it has obtained against three men who aren’t registered to sell investments and allegedly went on lavish shopping sprees with more than $5 million raised from investors to purportedly develop a resort. In an emergency […]

SEC: State Street Misled Custody Clients About Prices for Foreign Currency Exchange Trades
Posted by on 07/26/2016 at 10:08 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that State Street Bank and Trust Company has agreed to pay $382.4 million in a global settlement for misleading mutual funds and other custody clients by applying hidden markups to foreign currency exchange trades.  As part of its custody […]

LAN Airlines Settles FCPA Charges
Posted by on 07/25/2016 at 3:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that South American-based LAN Airlines has agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle parallel civil and criminal cases related to improper payments it authorized during a dispute between the airline and its union employees in Argentina. An […]