Stop Order - Securities & Forensic Lawyers

Three SEC Stop Orders, One Mystery? Going Public Attorneys

On May 11, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) instituted administrative proceedings against two penny stock companies, Visual Acumen, Inc., and First Xeris Corp. (FXER).  The purpose of the actions was to establish grounds for imposing stop… Read More

SEC Issues Stop Order For Comp Service’s Registration Statement

On April 23, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”)  issued a stop order to prevent a Northern California-based company from issuing stock after including false and misleading information in its amended registration statement for an initial public offering (IPO).   The… Read More

SEC Shuts Down 20 Bogus S-1 Registration Statements After Promotion Stock Secrets Research Report

Securities  Lawyer 101 Blog On February 3, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced the filing of stop order proceedings against 20 purported mining companies for providing false information in their S-1 registration statements. Of the 20 S-1 registration statements,… Read More

SEC Issues Stop Order For Registered Offering

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) issued an order to stop an initial public offering (IPO) by Counseling International and prevent the sale of its shares to the investing public.  In issuing the stop order, the SEC determined… Read More