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This Week in Securities Litigation (April 15 , 2011)

The market crisis, the FCPA and insider trading were again the key focus this week. On Capitol Hill the Senate Permanent Committee on Investigations issued a lengthy, detailed report regarding the causes of the market crisis. This report builds on earlier efforts but contains substantial new evidence...

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: The Proposed Revision of the Market Abuse Directive

In September 2011, an unofficial draft of the European Commission's (the Commission) proposals for a new market abuse regime covering insider dealing and market manipulation (MAD II), was received by certain market participants. MAD II is intended to amend and update the existing Market Abuse Directive...

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending July 13, 2012)

The Commission approved new rules regarding the much discussed consolidated audit trail this week while continuing to issue rules under Dodd-Frank. Now the exchanges and FINRA will be required to implement the provisions regarding the consolidated audit trail. SEC enforcement brought actions centered...