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September 23, 2013

SEC whistles grow louder

More than two years have passed since the launch of a new Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whistleblower program established by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act – a program that offers a bounty of 10 to 30 percent of recovered sanctions to whistleblowers that significantly assist an SEC investigation, along with increased protections from employer retaliation. Since that time, the SEC has issued only two awards to whistleblowers.

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September 20, 2013

Investors: Get ready for an ad bonanza

by: Motley Rice

On Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, an 80-year ban on general solicitation will be lifted, allowing companies to advertise private securities offerings to investors of all kinds without having to register the offering with the SEC or any state so long as certain requirements are met.

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September 12, 2013

BP’s Disgrace on 9/11

As American citizens spent yesterday honoring the memory of the brave souls who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, it was very disheartening and outright offensive that BP sought to use Sept. 11th to again attack our judicial system.

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