Posts Tagged “Facebook”
by Kyle Colona on December 18, 2012
Attention holiday shoppers: The Facebook initial public offering fiasco has reared its ugly head again as Massachusetts’ chief financial regulator fined Morgan Stanley $5 million for violating state securities laws. The New York Times Dealbook reports that this is the (…)
by The Compliance Exchange on November 27, 2012
If you want to freak out a billion people, here’s one pretty effective way to do it: Make them feel like you’re trying to steal their rights when they’re not paying attention.
by The Compliance Exchange on November 7, 2012
Morgan Stanley is trying to halt a securities arbitration case filed by a Facebook investor who blames the firm and other companies for losses she suffered in the social media giant’s botched initial public offering and is seeking $1.9 million in damages.
by The Compliance Exchange on November 5, 2012
Mutual funds run by three of the banks that helped Facebook Inc. go public were quick to flock to the stock during the high-profile initial public offering in May.
by The Compliance Exchange on October 31, 2012
The lawyer representing a man claiming to own a substantial stake in Facebook withdrew from the case on Tuesday, just a day after he defended his client in an interview with The New York Times.
by The Compliance Exchange on October 30, 2012
For the last two years, Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, had been locked in a bizarre battle with a suspected huckster, Paul Ceglia, who claimed that he owned as much as 84 percent of the social networking site.
by The Compliance Exchange on October 11, 2012
Is there a good reason important information about newly public companies is disclosed only one month after the shares have been sold to investors?
by The Compliance Exchange on October 10, 2012
When Facebook Inc. (FB) filed its proposal Feb. 1 to go public, it touted the effectiveness of ads linked to customers’ friends, citing research from Nielsen, the audience-counting company. Barbara Jacobs, an assistant director for corporation finance at the U.S. Securities and (…)
by The Compliance Exchange on September 26, 2012
Facebook and its underwriters have been hit with approximately 50 lawsuits over its troubled initial public offering
by The Compliance Exchange on September 4, 2012
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