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NASAA: Robinhood to Pay States $10 Million Settlement for “failures with respect to the retail market”

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The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), the group that represents all state securities regulators plus provinces in Canada and states in Mexico, has announced a penalty of $10 million assessed on Robinhood (NASDAQ:HOOD). Under the terms of the settlement, Robinhood neither admits nor denies… Read More

BlockFi Settles with the SEC, Pays $100 Million in Penalties

BlockFi, a top crypto platform that provides crypto lending services, has settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission following an investigation into the company’s activities. The settlement was leaked last week and BlockFi will be paying a total $100 million penalties. There were no allegations… Read More

NASAA Publishes Annual List of Investment Risks: Crypto – Digital Assets Top the List

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has published its annual list of investor lists. NASAA is the lobbying-representative group that represents state securities regulators across the US as well as provincial regulators in Canada and Mexican regulators as well. Topping the list for 2022… Read More

NASAA Says More Enforcement Actions in Past Year

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), the entity that represents state and provincial securities regulators, has distributed its annual Enforcement Report. In a public statement, NASAA said there have been a growing number of investigations and enforcement actions involving, precious metals, self directed IRAs,… Read More

NASAA Says Task Force is Tackling COVID Driven Securities Fraud

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) reports that its COVID-19 Enforcement Task Force, has taken actions against 220 scams allegedly seeking to profit from the pandemic. These actions include including administrative actions, cease-and-desist orders, referrals to other regulators, and to social media and hosting… Read More

NASAA: “Operation Cryptosweep” Announces 200 ICO Investigations Underway Now

200 active investigations into ICO (initial coin offering) fraud are presently being conducted across North America as part of “Operation Cryptosweep,” the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) announced yesterday. Operation Cryptosweep, an investigative and enforcement action being coordinated by over 40 state and provincial… Read More

Forty North American Regulators Cooperating in ‘Operation Cryptosweep’ Crackdown

Multiple state securities regulators in the US revealed yesterday that they are taking part, along with 40 other North American state and provincial regulators, in a coordinated crackdown on fraudulent cryptocurrency projects. “The actions announced today are just the tip of the iceberg,” stated Joseph… Read More

NASAA Publishes List of Cryptocurrency Concerns & Red Flags for Fraud

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) has published a list of concerns and red flags regarding cryptocurrency investment offers. NASAA is the lobbying group that represents state and provincial securities regulators. Joseph Borg, the Director of the Alabama Securities Commission and current NASAA President… Read More

Alabama’s Securities Commission Holds Crowdfunding Seminars & Answers Entrepreneurs Questions

Just a few months after Governor of Alabama, Robert J. Bentley, signed a crowdfunding exemption bill, which allows businesses that are located in the state to raise up to $1 million, the state’s securities commission held a few seminars this week to discuss what the… Read More

Alabama Governor Signs Crowdfunding Bill Into Law

As was widely expected the Governor of Alabama, Robert Bentley, signed into law the states’ crowdfunding exemption bill.  The new law allows businesses and  located in Alabama to raise up to $1 million.  Investments are capped to $5000 for non-accredited investors. The law passed both… Read More

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