Seven years ago, when the documentary Blackfish was released, many people predicted that it would lead to the end of SeaWorld. The 2013 film addressed SeaWorld's treatment of its captive orcas and the impact that captivity had on their well-being -- causing them to become neurotic and violent.
The so-called "Crypto Mom", who earned her nickname because of her ardent support of cryptocurrencies, has a new plan to let firms move these digital assets. It appears to be a long shot, but it will be worth keeping an eye on it.
A lot of people are more concerned about private security than private securities. But more and more individuals and companies are looking to securities litigation as a good way to protect wealth and interests in the market.
Investors in Kentucky and other parts of the United States are protected by both federal and state securities regulations known as Blue Sky laws. These rules are in place to protect investors from falling prey to deceptive sales tactics and other fraudulent activities.
On Dec. 18, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that they plan to redefine the terms "qualified institutional buyer" and "accredited investor". They also highlighted their plans to allow additional institutions and individuals to invest in startups than have been allowed to do so previously.
There is often a lot of confusion about mineral rights. While someone else may own the land and the buildings above the ground, another person or corporate entity might have ownership of the mineral rights below the surface.
You may think that it's highly unlikely you will ever need a securities law attorney. After all, the trades you've made on the market were always transparent and above-board.
If your company is under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for financial fraud, should you notify your investors? Some companies believe that transparency is important, so they disclose these investigations.
Most Louisville residents have never heard of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that was signed into law by President George W. Bush back in 2002. But this comprehensive federal law — it has 11 sections — could indeed adversely impact your life if you wind up on the wrong side of the law with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
It isn't easy running a startup organization in the tech industry these days -- and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) isn't about to make it any easier.