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    Did The Last Viking Sell Securities?

    I have recently been reading Stephen R. Bown's book, The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen.  Readers may recall that it was the Norwegian Amundsen who famously beat the Englishman Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole in what the press ex post...

    SEC v. Howey

    District Court Rules Plaintiff Failed To Plead Real Estate Investment Was A "Security"

    Both the Securities Act of 1933 and the California Corporate Securities Law of 1968 provide similar, but not the same, definitions of a "security".  See Making A List Of Securities And Checking It Twice.  Although these lists are expansive, courts...

    Corporate Securities Law, investment contract, motion to dismiss, SEC v. Howey, Section 25019, Securities Litigation, Roger T. Benitez