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This Week in Securities Litigation (April 22, 2011)

As the Galleon insider trading trial draws to a close and the Lindsey FCPA trial moved forward in the Central District of California, one of the few senior executives charged in a market crisis case was found guilty by a jury after a ten day trial. SEC enforcement brought actions based on an undisclosed...

SEC Charges Recidivist In International Manipulation

The Commission charged recidivist securities law violator Nicholas Geranio and others with running a complex international manipulation and boiler room operation for over two years which fleeced investors out of over $35 million. SEC v. Gerandio (C.D. Cal. Filed May 16, 2012). Mr. Geranio was enjoined...