Category: Securities Law

GPB Capital Holdings, Fraud? | Vernon Litigation Group

Another day, another ‘alleged’ Ponzi Scheme Vernon Litigation Group’s securities attorneys continue their investigation into GPB Capital Holdings as the firm is now subject to an FBI probe in addition to investigations by the SEC, FINRA and the State of Massachusetts. GPB Capital Holdings is a New York based ‘alternative’ asset management firm that has raised $1.5 billion dollars in capital acquiring income-producing private companies. GPB Capital Holdings is no […]

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When Investments Go Wrong

In this installment of our ongoing weekly video series Chris Vernon speaks about, When Investments Go Wrong. When presented with a new and ‘trendy’ investment opportunity and are promised a high return, in addition to due diligence, keep into consideration on how you got to this investment opportunity in the first place. If it was recommended…were they paid for this recommendation? Find out more here:  

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Blockchain Technology & Securities Laws

Jun 28, 2017 / Blockchain

Table of Contents Introduction I. Initial Coin Offerings Under Federal Law A. Federal Securities Laws First Element: Investment of Money Second Element: Common Enterprise Third and Fourth Elements: Expectation of Profits Solely From the Efforts of Others Conclusion B. Federal Criminal Law Unlicensed Money Transmitting Obtaining a Money Transmitting License II. Initial Coin Offerings Under State Law A. Florida Securities Laws (“Blue Sky” Laws) B. Florida Criminal Law Obtaining A […]

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