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SEC Charges Gregory Bercowy with Market Manipulation Scheme

On April 4, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) charged Gregory Bercowy with a fraudulent scheme to manipulate the stock price of Aureus, Inc., a penny stock company incorporated in Nevada. The SEC alleges that between August… Read More

SEC Charges Saverio Barbera with Insider Trading

On April 5, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Saverio Barbera with tipping his brother and father with material nonpublic information about an upcoming corporate acquisition. The SEC’s complaint, filed in the United States District Court for… Read More

SEC Obtains Final Judgment Against Vincent Cassano Charged with Fraudulent Stock Promotion Scheme

On April 10, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington entered a final judgment against Vincent Cassano for his role in a fraudulent stock promotion scheme. According to the SEC’s complaint, Lidingo Holdings, LLC hired… 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

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