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Investor Alert – Messaging Apps & Pump and Dump Scams

On September 2, 2015, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) issued an investor alert warning about investor relations activity and stock promotions sent through popular messaging applications (Apps) such as WhatsApp. These messaging Apps allow users to almost… Read More

What Rules Apply to Investor Relations Activity?

Investor relations or stock promotion involves the dissemination of information about a public company to increase its stock price and trading volume. The person who publishes this information  is sometimes referred to as a “Stock Promoter”.  Stock Promoters engaged in… Read More

Is Spam Email Illegal? Securities Lawyer 101

According to a recent McAfee report, email stock spamming is back in high gear. The latest McAfee Threats Report confirms a steep rise in spam email linked to bogus pump-and-dump stock schemes. In 2014, there will undoubtedly be… Read More

Investor Relations 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Investor relations or stock promotion involves the dissemination of information about a public company to increase its stock price and trading

Spam 101 l Securities Lawyer 101 Blog

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Spam is unsolicited information–usually cast in the form of an advertisement–that is sent to a large number of recipients electronically.  Spam may take the form of an email or a series of message board postings. The… Read More