I have my 401K and a 529 account with Charles Schwab. I opened a new acct on the 25th of Sept to attempt to trade. On the 6th they blocked my account for "fraudulent" reasons and the investigative team we supposed to call back within 48 hrs to discuss the matter. After several calls for... Read more »
You need to put them on Notice in writing of your objection to the freeze, remind them you have open positions and your intention to sue them for any and all damages unless they take your orders and unfreeze the account or hire an attorney to do that immediately.
Both of you have the responsibility to make sure the IARD is accurate but you are the one that may have consequences. Go to the SEC website for the forms and guidance. https://www.sec.gov/divisions/investment/iard/iardfaq.shtml
Wanted to know because I'm looking to open a partnership or llc. No financial advice will be given to partners or members. One person would do all the transactions on behalf of company. This is for investment purposes.
If the transactions are by the Managing Member or General Partner for and only on behalf of the company in only its private securities account and the company is not in the business of just buying and selling securities as a Broker or Dealer then in my opinion no registration would be required.
You can only sue under the Federal securities laws if you were sold a security. The test commonly used by the courts to decide whether you were sold a security is known as the Howey Test. If you were the only investor who made a loan for a specific return of interest it's unlikely you were...Read more »
If I come up with "the best idea since sliced bread" that I am going to present to a publicly traded company, but before contacting them, or even knowing whether they have an interest, I decide to buy stock in that company, is that considered insider trading?
If you are not an officer, director or controlling shareholder of the company and have no non-disclosure or other contractual agreement requiring confidentiality or otherwise considered in a fiduciary relationship then it is unlikely you will be deemed an insider.
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