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SEC Crowdfunding Investor Bulletin

Ernest Holtzheimer contributed to this blog post. Holtzheimer is a 3L at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law, concentrating in business and entrepreneurial law. 185 more words

Crowdfunding

How Goldman secretly bet on the U.S. housing crash

In 2006 and 2007, Goldman Sachs Group peddled more than $40 billion in securities backed by at least 200,000 risky home mortgages, but never told the buyers that it also was secretly betting that a sharp drop in U.S. 46 more words

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Paul Hastings discusses SEC Proposal to Enhance Reporting by Investment Companies and Investment Advisers

On May 20, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) proposed a set of rules, forms and amendments to that would expand and update certain reporting and disclosure obligations of registered investment companies… 2,378 more words

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The bid for Avon that apparently was not

NEW YORK (AP) — An apparently bogus offer to take over Avon Products that appeared on a regulatory website sent its stock on a wild ride Thursday and raised questions about the security of the online service, a trusted source of news for investors. 687 more words

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SEC Rules, Stakeholder Interests, and Cost-Benefit Analysis

The D.C. Circuit’s 2011 decision in Business Roundtable v. SEC , 647 F.3d 1144 (D.C. Cir. 2011) spawned a lot of debate regarding the value of cost-benefit analysis in financial regulation. 1,128 more words

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