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SEC Files Securities Fraud Suit Against Elon Musk Over Take-Private Tweets

Elon Musk’s August 7, 2018 Tweets, in which he had “secured” funding to take Tesla private at a substantial premium over the then-current share price, have already produced a storm of controversy and a series of securities class action lawsuits … Continue reading

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Cryptocurrencies held subject to US federal securities laws

For the first time, a US federal court has ruled that in appropriate circumstances cryptocurrencies can be subject to the provisions of US securities laws. In U.S. v. Zaslavskiy, No. 1:17-cr-00647, slip op., 2018 WL 4346339 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 11, 2018), … Continue reading

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Bill Riley-Former Silver Oaks Securities Broker-Subject of $600K Customer Suit-Ft. Worth, TX

Rex Securities Law- Stockbroker Malpractice Attorney. Nationwide representation. September 2018 – Ft. Worth, Texas According to publicly available records  William E. Riley, Jr. ,  a  currently unregistered stockbroker, who was last registered with Silver Oak Securities ,  disclose a pending customer dispute, 4 … Continue reading

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Edward Schiavi Terminated From Securities America Over Alleged Compliance Failure

Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 13, 2018 indicate that former New Mexico-based Securities America broker/adviser Edward Schiavi was discharged from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs Files Cannabis-Related Securities Class Action Lawsuits

For those of us involved in day to day D&O insurance transactions, it is a recognized fact that cannabis-related companies represent a tough class of insurance business. Different insurers take different approaches to the business, but at best it is … Continue reading

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