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This Week in Securities Litigation (April 30, 2010)

This week, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Merck on the statute of limitations in securities fraud damages actions. Nevertheless, the spotlight remains on Goldman and the SEC's case against the firm. Congressional hearings were held. The SEC received a letter requesting information...

This Week in Securities Litigation (July 2, 2010)

Capital Hill continues to be the focus of attention as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was approved by the House. Senate consideration is not expected until after the Fourth of July holiday. The Supreme Court struck down a portion of the Sarbanes Oxley statute regarding...

And Then There Was One-the Updated Box Score of FCPA Settlements from the Nigerian Bribery Scandal

Both the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced the agreement by the Dutch company, Snamprogetti Netherlands BV, (Snamprogetti) to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to the DOJ to resolve charges related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for...