Monthly Archives: October 2013

SEC Launches Market Structure Data and Analysis Website

On October 9, 2013, the SEC announced the launch of its new website that will share data, research and analysis related to the market structure.  The new website will be a central repository for information that used to be accessible … Continue reading

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Mark Cuban Tells His Side of the Story in Insider Trading Trial

Mark Cuban tells his side of the story in the high-profile SEC trial.

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CFTC Charges Lions Wealth Holdings in Alleged Multi-Million Dollar Precious Metals Scheme

CFTC v. Lions Wealth Holdings, Inc. et al, Case No. 2:13-cv-01787 (D. Nev.).  On September 30, 2013, the CFTC announced fraud charges against Lions Wealth Holdings, Inc. and Lions Wealth Services, Inc., both doing business as Lions Wealth Capital (collectively, … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Brett Cooper in Prime Investment Fraud and Also Sues Attorney David Frederickson Who Served as Escrow Agent

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Brett A. Cooper, Global Funding Systems LLC, Dream Holdings, LLC, Fortitude Investing, LLC, Peninsula Waterfront Development, LP, and REOP Group Inc., Case No. 1:13-cv-05781-RMB-AMD (D.N.J.); SEC v. David H. Frederickson and The Law Offices of … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Auditing Firm Patrizio & Zhao LLC and one of its Founding Partner for Bad Audits of China-Based Company

In the Matter of Patrizio & Zhao LLC and Xinggeng (John) Zhao, CPA, Admin. Proc. No. 3-15534.  On September 30, 2013, the SEC announced it filed a settled Order Instituting Proceedings (“OIP”) charging auditing firm Patrizio & Zhao LLC (“P&Z”) … Continue reading

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SEC Charges Jenny Coplan in Affinity Fraud and Ponzi Scheme

SEC v. Jenny E. Coplan, Case No. 1:13-cv-62127 (S.D. Fla.).  On September 30, 2013, the SEC announced charges against Jenny E. Coplan for allegedly conducting a Ponzi scheme and affinity fraud that targeted the Colombian-American community.  According to the SEC, … Continue reading

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SEC.gov | SEC Awards More Than $14 Million to Whistleblower

SEC.gov | SEC Awards More Than $14 Million to Whistleblower.

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