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SEC Faces Sanctions – Again!
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SEC Made Numerous Material Misrepresentations to Utah District Court ***UPDATED BELOW – 3/19/24*** ***SECOND UPDATE BELOW – 4/19/24*** For a government agency with the talent and resources of the Securities and Exchange Commission, its ability to lose its focus and score an own goal is sometimes remarkable. At the same time the Supreme Court has…

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When is 4 Greater than 5?
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The Foregone Conclusion Doctrine Overriding the Fifth Amendment. Bragança Law LLC | September 8, 2023. Many legal ”experts” warn people to add a passcode lock to their phone if they suspect they will be arrested, or change to a passcode if they have a biometric lock. This summer, however, Illinois became the latest state to…

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New Risks for Whistleblowers
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Bragança Law LLC | June 23, 2023 In May 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced a record $279 million award to a whistleblower for providing “invaluable assistance” in a successful SEC enforcement action. Other than the fact that it was making the award, the SEC has not provided many details as to the circumstances…

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What Should a Potential Whistleblower Know Before Blowing the Whistle?
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Who is a Whistleblower? A whistleblower is someone who reports illegal activity in either the public or private sector to the Securities and Exchange Commission – the SEC – or other government agency. Before you report a violation of the law, consult an SEC whistleblower attorney to ensure that you have the maximum legal protection…

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FTC Seeks to Limit Non-Compete Provisions Imposed on Employees 
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What are Non-Compete Provisions? Non-compete provisions are contractual terms that prohibit an employee from working for a competitor of the current company. The purpose is to protect a company’s proprietary information – like customer lists or trade secrets – from being used by a competitor.  What Did the Federal Trade Commission Propose? On January 5,…

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Celiza was a great help to me in the course of working to resolve my problem. She was very patient, explaining in detail what was happening and what would follow, doing it in a very professional and friendly...

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As an investor and fiduciary, I have worked with Lisa in several capacities over the last 15 years. Lisa’s diverse background from her tenure as an attorney for the SEC, and in private practice – working on...

Jason M.

Lisa is a strong and tireless advocate. She helped guide me through a complicated investor disclosure issue on a publicly-traded security. Her practical counsel on process--and avoiding unnecessary legal...

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