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The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC, CFTC Chairmen Testify; 2 Sentenced To Long Prison Terms
Posted on 16 Feb 2013 by Thomas O. Gorman

SEC Chairman Elise Walter and CFTC Chairman Gary Gensler testified before a Senate Committee this week, focusing on the implementation of Dodd-Frank. The SEC also approved the budget for the PCAOB. Two former senior executive in the organization of... Read More

The Week in Securities Litigation: Galleon Defendants Sentenced; SEC Files, Settles Cases
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

This week three Galleon related defendants were sentenced to prison for insider trading, including Raji Rajaratnam. The Commission filed another significant market crisis case naming the senior officers of a failed bank as defendants. The Commission also... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Continues Implementing Dodd-Frank
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

The SEC continued implementing Dodd-Frank this week. New rules were issued regarding hedge fund registration and exemptions. SEC enforcement resolved two significant market crisis cases this week. In one the agency filed a settled action against J... Read More