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Another section with teeth to fight fraud is Section 5(a) relating to the need to be registered to engage in interstate trading of securities7: Section 5—Prohibitions Relating to Interstate Commerce and the Mails a. Sale or delivery after sale of unregistered securities Unless a registration statement is in effect as to a security, it shall be unlawful for any person, directly or indirectly— 1. to make use of any means or instruments of transportation or communication in interstate commerce or of the mails to sell such security through the use or medium of any prospectus or otherwise; or 2.
The next chapter deals with uncertainties in the enforcement environment that can affect how a suspected hedge fund fraud will be adjudicated. CHAPTER 3 Uncertainties and Events within the Law Enforcement System ENTERING THE BELLY OF THE BEAST From birth to death, hedge funds activities are observed, recorded, and judged by the marketplace of hedge fund investors. Occasionally, like bumper cars hedge funds sometimes knock into a regulatory obstacle and get bounced momentarily backward. However, when law enforcement or regulators sense the merest sniff of criminality in the air, they cause an enormous trapdoor to materialize beneath the hedge fund and all of its activities.
In 1911, as Governor of New Jersey, Wilson strongly came out against the “money trust,” saying, 10 LIFE, DEATH, AND DEGENERATION “The great monopoly in this country is the money monopoly. ” These words were quoted in an influential book, Other People’s Money written by Justice Louis Brandeis, who, with Wilson, was very active in promoting and fostering new financial legislation and, along with the Pecora Commission, formed a conceptual foundation and reservoir of talent when Roosevelt took office in 1933.