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The Week in Securities Litigation: International A Key Theme; Insider Trading A Continued Focus
Posted on 11 May 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

International was a key theme this week. The Commission brought another action against the Shanghai affiliate of an international accounting firm based on its failure to produce work papers from an audit of a Chinese issuer and a proceeding against two... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Targets Chinese Affiliates of Major Audit Firms, Market Professionals
Posted on 7 Dec 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

Chinese affiliates of major audit firms and market professionals were the focus of securities enforcement litigation this week. Five PRC based affiliates of major international accounting firms were named as Respondents in an administrative proceeding... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Settles 2 Insider Trading Cases
Posted on 22 Mar 2013 by Thomas O. Gorman

The SEC settled two insider trading cases this week in which S.A.C. Capital was named as a relief defendant. In one it obtained the largest payment to date in an insider trading case, about $600 million. Reportedly S.A.C. Capital will fund the settlement... Read More