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In this latest Office Hours, Chair Gensler explains why intermediaries for investment contracts are required to comply with securities laws and register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Latest Federal Court Actions
- The Hydrogen Technology Corporation, Michael Ross Kane, and Tyler OsternMay 26, 2023
- Francis SaboMay 26, 2023
- iFresh, Inc. and Long DengMay 25, 2023
- Eleazar Kauderer, GPL Ventures LLC, et al.May 24, 2023
- Integrated National Resources, Inc. dba WeedGenics, et al.May 23, 2023
Latest Administrative Proceedings
- Gartner, Inc.May 26, 2023
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- This text file contains the Central Index Key (CIK) numbers, company names, SEC reporting file numbers, and addresses (business addresses are provided when mailing addresses are not available) of active broker-dealers who are registered with the SEC.Updated
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