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The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Brings Action Against 8 Fund Directors, 2 Actions Focused On Chinese Issues
Posted on 14 Dec 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

The SEC brought an action against eight fund directors, six of whom were independent and members of the audit committee, alleging that they caused material misstatements in the valuation of fund assets by failing to implement proper standards. The agency... Read More

Shareholders Launch Follow-On Securities Lawsuit Against Goldman Sachs
Posted on 30 Apr 2010 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The SEC's high-profile enforcement action against Goldman Sachs and one of its investment bankers may or may not revitalize the waning subprime and credit crisis-related litigation wave, but it has at least sparked an outbreak of follow on civil litigation... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: Focus On White Collar Criminal Securities Cases
Posted on 27 Oct 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

The focus this week was on white collar criminal securities cases. First, Rajat Gjupta, the former Goldman Sachs director convicted of passing confidential information to former hedge fund mogul Raja Rajartnam was sentenced. Second, Mr. Rajartnam's... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Amends Insider Trading Case Against 2 Former Brokers
Posted on 28 Dec 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

In this holiday shortened week the Commission amended an insider trading case brought against two former brokers to identify the source of the information, a research analyst who befriended a lawyer working on the underlying deal. The agency also resolved... Read More

Goldman Sachs To Pay $550M To Settle Charges It Misled Subprime Investors
Posted on 16 Jul 2010 by Dylan McGuire

NEW YORK - Goldman, Sachs & Co. has agreed to pay $550 million in penalties and to change its business practices to settle allegations brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it misled investors in a subprime mortgage product,... Read More

This Week in Securities Litigation: Gupta Action, FCPA Enforcement, SEC Enforcement
Posted on 16 Jul 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

This week the SEC lost its bid to dismiss an action brought by former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta arising out of its insider trading case brought as an administrative proceeding against him. The GAO issued reports on the revolving door at the Commission... Read More

Ex-Goldman Director Sues SEC After Civil Charges
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A former Goldman Sachs board member accused the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday of unfairly spoiling his reputation by accusing him of passing along inside information without ever bringing the accusations in federal court... Read More

Allstate Sues Goldman Sachs Over Toxic Investments
Posted on 18 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

(AP) Allstate Corp. is suing Goldman Sachs Group Inc. claiming the broker fraudulently sold it more than $123 million in mortgage-backed securities in 2006 and 2007, before the housing market collapse sent the investments' value plunging. The insurer... Read More