In 2012 we 1st took a look at the SEC enforcement action against AutoChina International for market manipulation. Roughly two (2) years later, the SEC has obtained its first judgments against the company and its principal executive officer in this case.
Coral Capital Partners takes a look at recent FINRA Regulatory Notice 12-40 and the underlying FINRA Rule 5123, which requires broker/dealers that participate in the private offerings of issuer securities to file a copy of the private placement memorandum and other offering documents with FIRNA. We also look at the exemptions to this requirement, and were we see areas of risk for broker/dealers participating in private placements. We also look at how we see this tying in with FINRA Regulatory Notice 10-22.
Coral Capital Partners takes a look at a recent Securities Exchange Commission enforcement action against Edward Bronson and his firms e-Lionheart Associates and Fairhills Capital in which they charge Mr. Bronson and his firms with illegal fund raising, violations of Rule 504, and Delaware law. We feel that our blog along with the associated the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) Litigation Release and Complaint filed in Federal Court will provide interesting reading.