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The Week In Securities Litigation: SEC Targets Chinese Affiliates of Major Audit Firms, Market Professionals

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 the Commission directed be filed under Rule 102(e...

The Week In Securities Litigation: Supreme Court Hands Down 2 Significant Decisions

The Supreme Court handed down two significant securities law decisions this week. In the first the High Court, in unanimous opinion, rejected the contention of the SEC that the five year statute of limitations for seeking a penalty can be extended by invoking a discovery rule. In the second, the Court...