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SEC Charges Issuer for Failing to Make Public Filings
Posted by on 04/22/2015 at 4:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged W2007 Grace Acquisition I Inc., a real estate investment firm, with failing to make required public filings.  W2007 Grace, which is indirectly owned by one or more private equity funds affiliated with The Goldman Sachs Group Inc., has agreed […]

SEC Announces Million-Dollar Whistleblower Award to Compliance Officer
Posted by on 04/22/2015 at 3:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than a million dollars to a compliance professional who provided information that assisted the SEC in an enforcement action against the whistleblower’s company.  The award involves a compliance officer who had a […]

Fort Worth Regional Director David Woodcock to Leave SEC
Posted by on 04/20/2015 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that David Woodcock, Regional Director of the Fort Worth office and leader of the Enforcement Division’s nationwide Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force, is leaving the SEC later this spring.  As the regional director of the […]

SEC Charges BlackRock Advisors With Failing to Disclose Conflict of Interest to Clients and Fund Boards
Posted by on 04/20/2015 at 5:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged BlackRock Advisors LLC with breaching its fiduciary duty by failing to disclose a conflict of interest created by the outside business activity of a top-performing portfolio manager.  BlackRock agreed to settle the charges and pay a $12 […]

SEC Announces Agenda for May 13 Meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee
Posted by on 04/17/2015 at 7:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that its Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting on May 13.  The meeting will focus on Rule 611 of SEC Regulation NMS, known as the “Order Protection Rule” or “Trade-through […]

SEC Charges 10 Individuals in Scheme to Sell Stock in Blank Check Companies Secretly Bound for Reverse Mergers
Posted by on 04/16/2015 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against 10 individuals involved in a scheme to offer and sell penny stock in undisclosed “blank check” companies bound for reverse mergers while misrepresenting to the public that they were promising startups with […]

SEC Charges New York-Based Financial Advisor With Stealing $20 Million From Customers
Posted by on 04/16/2015 at 6:55 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a New York City-based financial advisor accused of stealing at least $20 million from customers to fund his own brokerage accounts and then squandering the bulk of the money in highly unprofitable options trading. The […]

SEC Staff and FINRA Issue Report on National Senior Investor Initiative
Posted by on 04/15/2015 at 5:00 PM

With the Social Security Administration estimating that each day for the next 15 years, an average of 10,000 Americans will turn 65, the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) today issued a report to help broker-dealers assess, […]

SEC Halts Investment Scheme Targeting Military Personnel
Posted by on 04/14/2015 at 2:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against a man living in central Texas accused of telling false tales about his stockbroking experience to lure current and former U.S. military personnel into investing with him. The SEC alleges that Leroy […]

SEC Announces Fraud Charges Against Former Accounting Executive at Japanese Subsidiary
Posted by on 04/09/2015 at 9:15 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against the former controller of a suburban Chicago company’s Japanese subsidiary who cost his company millions of dollars in trading losses and manipulated accounting records to avoid detection. The SEC alleges that […]

SEC Names Marc Wyatt as Acting Director of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations
Posted by on 04/09/2015 at 9:00 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Marc Wyatt will serve as Acting Director of the agency’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE).  He succeeds Andrew Bowden, who announced that he will be leaving the SEC to rejoin the private sector at the end […]

SEC Halts Microcap Scheme in South Florida
Posted by on 04/09/2015 at 7:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges and an asset freeze against the operators of a South Florida-based microcap scheme, including three boiler room brokers caught trying to conceal from investors that they have been barred from the industry. The SEC alleges that […]

SEC Charges Oregon-Based Defense Contractor With FCPA Violations
Posted by on 04/08/2015 at 3:05 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Oregon-based FLIR Systems Inc. with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by financing what an employee termed a “world tour” of personal travel for government officials in the Middle East who played key roles in […]

Gregg E. Berman, Associate Director in the Division of Trading and Markets, to Leave SEC
Posted by on 04/08/2015 at 2:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Gregg E. Berman, Associate Director of the Office of Analytics and Research in the Division of Trading and Markets, is leaving the agency later this month. The Office of Analytics and Research, established in 2012, conducts quantitative […]

SEC Charges L.A.-Based Pacific West Capital Group With Fraud in Sale of Life Settlement Investments
Posted by on 04/07/2015 at 8:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged Los Angeles-based Pacific West Capital Group Inc. and its owner Andrew B. Calhoun IV with fraud in the sale of “life settlement” investments. Life settlements are securities structured around when life insurance policies […]

OCIE Director Andrew Bowden to Leave SEC
Posted by on 04/07/2015 at 3:59 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Andrew Bowden, Director of the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE), will leave the agency at the end of April to return to the private sector. Mr. Bowden joined the SEC in November 2011, serving as OCIE’s […]

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze in Ponzi Scheme Involving Loans to Professional Athletes
Posted by on 04/07/2015 at 2:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against a former professional football player and others, alleging they operated a Ponzi scheme that raised more than $31 million from investors who were promised profits from loans to professional athletes. The SEC’s […]

SEC Charges Firms and Individuals for Defrauding Investors in Cellular Licensing Scheme
Posted by on 04/06/2015 at 6:40 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged 12 companies and six individuals with defrauding investors in a scheme involving applications to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for cellular spectrum licenses. According to the SEC’s complaint filed in federal district […]

SEC Charges Friends With Insider Trading on Acquisition of Cooper Tire
Posted by on 04/02/2015 at 4:30 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two longtime friends who illegally profited from insider trading on news of a proposed acquisition of Cooper Tire and Rubber Company by Apollo Tyres Ltd. In a complaint filed in U.S. district court in Connecticut, the SEC filed fraud charges […]

SEC Charges North Carolina Executive With Fraud
Posted by on 04/01/2015 at 6:45 PM

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged the owner and chief executive of a North Carolina business with defrauding a publicly-traded telecommunications company and its shareholders during and after its acquisition of his business. The executive, Timothy Scronce, agreed to settle […]