Daily Archives: January 28, 2019, 5:29 pm

Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Regional Director of the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office, Has Left the Agency

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Director of the Fort Worth Regional Office, left the agency on Friday, January 25.  Under Mr. Shipchandler’s leadership, the Fort Worth office has brought numerous significant enforcement actions and has conducted examination activities that have strengthened compliance in the industry, including filing novel cases involving accounting fraud and cryptocurrency,…

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Shamoil Shipchandler resigns as SEC regional director – Dallas Business Journal

Shamoil Shipchandler, the director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fort Worth regional office, has resigned his position as the federal government’s top corporate cop effective today. The Texas Lawbook has learned from multiple sources that Shipchandler, who became SEC regional director in August 2015, informed senior officials and staff of his decision over the past week weeks. via Shamoil…

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Sandra Moser Joins Quinn Emanuel

Sandra Moser has joined Quinn Emanuel in Washington, D.C. Moser, a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice, has been for the last two years at the helm of the Criminal Division’s Fraud Section – a job she left earlier this month. In the chief role and in prior roles at the Fraud Section, Moser oversaw the Department’s enforcement…

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Are ICO Tokens Securities? Startup Wants a Judge to Decide – WSJ

Social-media startup Kik Interactive Inc. of Waterloo, Ontario, plans to fight an expected enforcement action from the Securities and Exchange Commission over a 2017 initial coin online offering, Chief Executive Ted Livingston told The Wall Street Journal, setting the stage for a legal battle that could have broad ramifications for the digital-currency market. The SEC’s enforcement division believes Kik issued…

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