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SEC to Republish Exchange Act Registration Revocations and Stop Orders on EDGAR

  The SEC announced that beginning on April 19, 2012, the SEC staff will begin to republish via EDGAR Commission orders pursuant to Exchange Act Section 12(j) revoking a company’s Exchange Act registration and Commission stop orders pursuant to Securities Act Section 8. Although these orders are currently posted on the SEC’s website as administrative … Continue Reading

Obama Signs STOCK Act

President Obama signed into law today the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 or the STOCK Act.┬áThe STOCK Act bans insider trading by members of Congress and┬átheir staff as well as various other executive branch and judicial branch employees. The STOCK Act also amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require … Continue Reading