§ 16.32Fraudulent transactions and unsafe and unsound practices.
(a) No person in the offer or sale of bank securities shall directly or indirectly:
(1) Employ any device, scheme or artifice to defraud;
(2) Make any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements made, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; or
(3) Engage in any act, practice, or course of business which operates as a fraud or deceit upon any person, in connection with the purchase or sale of any security of a bank.
(b) Nothing in this section limits the applicability of section 17 of the Securities Act (15 U.S.C. 77q) or section 10(b) of the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78j) or Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder (17 CFR 240.10b-5).
(c) Any violation of this section also constitutes an unsafe or unsound practice under 12 U.S.C. 1818.
(d) Commission Rule 175 (17 CFR 230.175—Liability for certain statements by issuers) applies to this part.
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