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Alcantel-Lucent Settles FCPA Cases

The Department of Justice and the SEC settled FCPA cases with Alcantel-Lucent S.A., a company formed in a November 30, 2006 merger involving Paris, France based Alcantel, S.A. and U.S. based Lucent Technologies, Inc. U.S. v. Alcatel-Lucent S.A. , (S.D.Fla. Dec. 27, 2010); U.S. v. Alcatel-Lucent France...

The Week in Securities Litigation: Criminal Charges Filed For Financial Fraud, SEC Actions

Current market volatility was addressed this week when the Commission announced that the exchanges and FINRA would be filing updated circuit breaker rules. In addition, the staff issued an Alert regarding the use of sub-accounts in market manipulations, money laundering, insider trading and other fraudulent...

SEC Prevails In Lawsuit Challenging Conflict Mineral Rules

The Commission prevailed in a dispute challenging its conflict minerals rules brought by business groups, a seemingly rare event in view of recent rulings against the agency by the D.C. Circuit on such issues. The rules were those enacted under Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act which became Exchange...