Robert Heim Argued Before the U.S. Supreme Court in Lorenzo v. SEC

January 2, 2019

On December 3, 2018 Robert Heim argued the case Lorenzo v. SEC before the U.S. Supreme Court.  Mr. Lorenzo’s appeal raises important legal questions about whether the SEC can sanction a person for alleged fraudulent misstatements even though that person didn’t make the misstatements at issue.  This issue comes up in many SEC enforcement cases and it has … Continue reading “Robert Heim Argued Before the U.S. Supreme Court in Lorenzo v. SEC”

The U.S. Supreme Court Granted Certiorari to a Meyers & Heim LLP client in an Important SEC Enforcement Case

June 20, 2018

On June 18, 2018 the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear an important case on behalf of Francis Lorenzo, a client of Meyers & Heim LLP.   Robert Heim is Mr. Lorenzo's lead attorney and the appeal raises important legal questions about whether the SEC can sanction a person for alleged fraudulent misstatements even though … Continue reading “The U.S. Supreme Court Granted Certiorari to a Meyers & Heim LLP client in an Important SEC Enforcement Case”

SEC Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

February 7, 2018

On December 11, 2017 SEC Chairman Jay Clayton published a Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings. This statement contains information about how the SEC will analyze whether the offering of cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings is legal.  Both investors and market participants should review the SEC's statement prior to investing in or offering cryptocurrencies. … Continue reading “SEC Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings”

SEC Statement on Cybersecurity

February 7, 2018

On Septemeber 20, 2017 SEC Chairman Jay Clayton published an important statement on Cyberysecurity. Broker-dealer, Registered Investment Advisors and publicly traded companies should review the statement and become familiar wih what steps the SEC expects regulated entities to take.  The full statement can be found here: https://www.sec.gov/news/public-statement/statement-clayton-2017-09-20

SEC Investor Bulletin Concerning Initial Coin Offerings

February 7, 2018

On July 25, 2017 the SEC published an investor bulletin concerning Initial Coin Offerings.  In that bulletin the SEC discussed its report of investigation under Section 21(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 describing the SEC investigation of The DAO, a virtual organization, and its use of distributed ledger or blockchain technology to facilitate … Continue reading “SEC Investor Bulletin Concerning Initial Coin Offerings”

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