Securities Industry Commentator by Bill Singer, Esq

March 27, 2020

The coronavirus may be deadlier than the 1918 flu: Here's how it stacks up to other pandemics ( by Berkeley Lovelace Jr.)

SEC Suspends Trading in the Securities of Zoom Technologies, Inc. (SEC Release)

Consensual Sex and An Employer's Loss of Faith. Matthew Fine, Plaintiff, v. The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America and Park Avenue Securities, LLC (Memorandum and Order Regarding Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts)

Lead Defendant Pleads Guilty In Elder Fraud Scheme Targeting 80-Year Old Widow In Washington, Utah / Plea Agreement Includes 120-Month Sentence, $273,849.20 in Restitution (DOJ Release)

SEC Charges Pharmacy Chain Employee with Insider Trading (SEC Release)

SEC Charges Individual Involved in Offering Fraud

SEC Provides Additional Temporary Regulatory Relief and Assistance to Market Participants Affected by COVID-19 / SEC continues to closely monitor the impact of COVID-19 on investors and capital markets (SEC Release)

Customer Advisory: Be on Alert for Frauds Seeking to Profit from Market Volatility Related to COVID-19 (CFTC Release)

Wall Street traders adapt to working from home as business booms (CNBC by Bob Pisani)

U.S. Mortgage Rates Slip While Home Sales Head for Deep Freeze ( by Prashant Gopal)