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The Week in Securities Litigation: International A Key Theme; Insider Trading A Continued Focus

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 investment advisers based in Scotland. Insider...

The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Settles 2 Insider Trading Cases

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. The second was one of the Dell insider trading...

The Week In Securities Litigation: Securities Enforcement Focus Continues To Be SAC Capital

The focus this week in securities enforcement continues to be SAC Capital. The firm's owner received a grand jury subpoena in the on-going criminal and civil insider trading investigations being conducted by the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office and the SEC. The investigations face a critical...