Financial Fraud Law

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A Clue About #8 in Financial Fraud Law for the Year: Look at Bryan Cave’s Next Firm-Wide Leader
Posted on 26 Dec 2013 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

As the Financial Fraud Law Blog continues its countdown of the Top 10 in Financial Fraud Law for the year, we are going to begin with a clue: Bryan Cave. Give up? The clue is relevant to our Top 10 list because the international law firm has just... Read More

Illegal Parking Alleged by Two Wall Street Traders
Posted on 6 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The Securities and Exchange Commission has brought charges against two Wall Street traders allegedly involved in a fraudulent “parking” scheme in which one temporarily placed securities in the other’s trading book to avoid penalties... Read More

Trading in 255 Dormant Shell Companies Suspended by SEC
Posted on 3 Feb 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

In a microcap fraud-fighting initiative that the Securities and Exchange Commission refers to as Operation Shell-Expel , the SEC has suspended trading in 255 dormant shell companies that it said were “ripe for abuse in the over-the-counter market... Read More

KPMG Charged with Violating Auditor Independence Rules
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged public accounting firm KPMG with violating rules that require auditors to remain independent from the public companies they are auditing to ensure they maintain their objectivity and impartiality. ... Read More

3 Key Takeaways from Securities Class Action Filings Report
Posted on 29 Jan 2014 by Steven A. Meyerowitz

Once again, Cornerstone Research and the Stanford Law School Securities Class Action Clearinghouse have prepared an annual report on the securities class action filings. And, once again, the report, Securities Class Action Filings—2013 Year in Review... Read More