Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Manikay Partners
Penalty: 
$2,551,791
Year: 
2013
Date: 
September 17, 2013
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Secondary Offense: 
securities issuance or trading violation
Violation Description: 

The SEC announced enforcement actions against 23 firms for short selling violations as the agency increased its focus on preventing firms from improperly participating in public stock offerings after selling short those same stocks. Such violations typically result in illicit profits for the firms.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Securities and Exchange Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
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