Securities Regulation Keyed to Coffee
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Datronics Engineers, Inc.
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Datronics Engineers, Inc., a publicly traded company, arranged a transaction where a private company merged into a subsidiary of Datronics, giving the private companies former owners a bulk of the subsidiary’s stock. This occurred on nine different occasions. The remaining stock was to be distributed among shareholders within Datronics. The SEC alleged violations of the registration provisions of the Securities Act and brought an action against Datronics. The SEC’s application for preliminary injunction was denied by the district court and the SEC appealed.
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