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What are Stock Manipulation & the Federal Securities Laws?

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Congress passed the Securities Act and the Exchange Act largely in response to the manipulative practices

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What is Stock Manipulation?

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The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 makes unlawful to effect a series of transactions in any security registered on a national

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What is Securities Fraud?

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Securities law regulates the exchange and issuance of stock shares from publicly held corporations and privately held corporations, and the conduct

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What is Securities Law?

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Securities law regulates the exchange and issuance of stock shares from publicly held corporations and privately held corporations, and the conduct

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What are Shareholder Lawsuits?

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The following Information deals with suits by shareholders and corporate officers and directors:

Fiduciary Duty: Corporate directors can only be subject

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What is the Securities Act?

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The Securities Act of 1933 was designed to provide investors with full disclosure of material information concerning public offerings of securities

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What is Duty to Disclose?

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The duty to disclose doctrine provides that people generally are liable for omissions only if they have a duty to

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What is Insider Trading?

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Insider Trading: There are two theories of insider trading liability

Classical Theory: The classical theory of insider trading imposes liability on

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What are Mutual Fund Lawsuits?

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In November 2003, Putnam Investments came under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission for market timing fraud.Putnam reached a

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What is the Securities Market?

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The amount of information an issuer must disclose about a company before she may legally offer shares to

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