New Jersey Statutes Title 49. Sale of Securities 49 § 3-52.1




(a) Without limiting the general applicability of section 5 of P.L.1967, c. 93 ( C.49:3-52 ), a person may not:

(1) quote a fictitious price with respect to a security;

(2) effect a transaction in a security which involves no change in the beneficial ownership of the security for the purpose of creating a false or misleading appearance of active trading in a security or with respect to the market for the security;

(3) enter an order for the purchase of a security with the knowledge that an order of substantially the same size and at substantially the same time and price for the sale of the security has been, or will be, entered by or for the same, or affiliated, person for the purpose of creating a false or misleading appearance of active trading in a security or with respect to the market for the security;

(4) enter an order for the sale of a security with knowledge that an order of substantially the same size and at substantially the same time and price for the purchase of the security has been, or will be, entered by or for the same, or affiliated, person for the purposes of creating a false or misleading appearance of active trading in a security or with respect to the market for the security;  or

(5) employ any other deceptive or fraudulent device, scheme, or artifice to manipulate the market in a security.

(b) A transaction effected in compliance with, or conduct that does not violate, the applicable provisions of the “Securities Exchange Act of 1934” and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission thereunder is not a violation of subsection (a) of this section.





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