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Vineet Kalucha Sentenced to Federal Prison for Obstructing Investigation

Vineet Kalucha was sentenced to fifteen months in prison in a parallel criminal case after pleading guilty to charges that he obstructed justice in an investigation conducted by the SEC. Vineet Kalucha, whose sentence was handed down on July… Read More

Thomas and Stuart Conrad Charged With Securities Fraud

On Friday, July 15, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged two residents of Alpharetta, Georgia, Thomas Conrad, Jr. and his son, Stuart Conrad, and their two unregistered advisory firms, Financial Management Corporation (“FMC”) and Financial Management… Read More

SEC Seeks Enforcement Action After Reverse Merger

    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed an action to enforce compliance with document and testimony subpoenas served upon Jessica Gilbertson in an SEC investigation for possible violations of the securities laws captioned In the Matter… Read More

SEC Files Subpoena Against President of FX & Beyond Corporation

  On December 9, 2015 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) obtained a court order in its subpoena enforcement action against respondent Steve Karroum that requires Mr. Karroum to sign a written consent for the release of his e-mails from… Read More

SEC Files Subpoena Against NetCirq LLC

On November 25, 2015, the SEC filed a subpoena enforcement action against NetCirq, LLC (“NetCirq”). According to the SEC’s application and supporting papers, the SEC is investigating whether NetCirq and others have violated or are violating provisions of the federal… Read More

SEC Inquiries and Investigations

The SEC’s Enforcement Division conducts investigations pursuant to formal Orders of Investigation that authorize the staff of the Enforcement Division to seek the production of relevant information, either in the form of documents or witness testimony.  Although the SEC… Read More

SEC Subpoenas 101 – Securities Attorneys

Receiving a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) subpoena is a new and uncomfortable experience for most market participants. A SEC subpoena is an indication that the Division of Enforcement is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws. SEC subpoenas… Read More

SEC Actions & Administrative Proceedings

Most public companies realize that the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) is a law enforcement agency.  Receiving an SEC subpoena is a new experience for most market participants. SEC Actions can involve a case in federal court or an… Read More

What Causes An SEC Investigation? Securities Lawyer 101

Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) investigations can result from a variety of factors.  SEC investigations can be triggered in ways, including during the SEC’s routine review of SEC reports and schedules, routine inspections by FINRA of clearing houses and/or brokerage firms, reports… Read More

What is a Wells Notice ? Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog After the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Division of Enforcement staff has completed its investigation, it may send a notice (“Wells Notice”)  to the party being investigated notifying them that it intends to recommend… Read More