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Securities Violator Patrick Kiley Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On July 15, 2013,  Patrick Kiley was sentenced to 20 years in prison and ordered to pay $155 million in restitution in connection with his conviction on 15 criminal counts including mail and wire fraud, conspiracy… Read More

Securities Attorney, Richard Kranitz Sentenced to 18 Months

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On July 17, 2013, Richard Kranitz, a Wisconsin securities attorney was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Wednesday for his role in a securities fraud involving an FBI Sting operation. Kranitz was also sentenced… Read More

SEC Issues Trading Suspension of Camelot Entertainment and 5 Other Issuers

On July 23, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had issued a trading suspension of Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (CMGR), Cavico Corp. (CAVO), Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. (GBLE), GTC Telecom

Rule 506 Gives Bad Actors The Boot l Going Public Lawyers

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or “Commission”) adopted amendments to rules promulgated under Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) to

When the SEC Investigates l Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog No company wants to become the target of a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) investigation, and no investor welcomes an inquiry into a stock he holds. Issuers and shareholders alike need to understand how… Read More

Securities Lawyers Gone Wild l Michael Scaglione Indicted

Securities Lawyers Gone Wild Series          Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On July 10, 2013, Michael Scaglione, a Coral Gables securities attorney, was arrested by the FBI and charged in the the Eastern District of New York,… Read More

Going Public Question & Answer l Ask Securities Lawyer 101

Going public is a big step for any company.   The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious. While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of regulations with which issuers… Read More

The JOBS Act l Rule 506

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (“JOBS”) Act was signed into law by President Obama on April 5, 2012. The JOBS Act  required the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) to issue final regulations regarding… Read More

Promissory Notes l Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Private companies going public seek to raise capital for a variety of reasons.  This capital may be sought from the sale of equity ownership of the corporate entity or debt such as a loan. … Read More

Registration Statements l Going Public Lawyer

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog This blog post addresses the most common questions we receive about going public using Form S-1 and the SEC registration statement process. Q. How do I register a securities offering for my company with… Read More