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The Week in Securities Litigation: Stiffened Sentences For Insider Trading, Securities Fraud
Posted on 20 Apr 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

Congress heard testimony about the new approach the Commission is implementing to economic analysis in rule making from SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro this week. That approach focuses on the early and continued involvement of staff economists throughout the... Read More

The Week in Securities Litigation: Rogue Trader, SEC Expands Market Crisis Probe
Posted on 16 Sep 2011 by Thomas O. Gorman

As the week drew to a close reports surfaced of a rogue trader who had run up $2 billion in trading losses at UBS in London while the SEC reportedly is expanding its market crisis probe. At the same time Congress heard testimony from SEC Chairman Mary... Read More

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Chair Announces Resignation, SEC Prevails In 2 Court Actions
Posted on 30 Nov 2012 by Thomas O. Gorman

This week SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro announced her resignation, effective December 14, 2012. Commissioner Walter was designated as Chairman, effective after Ms. Schapiro's departure. Ms. Walter has indicated she will only remain as a member of the... Read More