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This Week in Securities Litigation (April 22, 2011)

As the Galleon insider trading trial draws to a close and the Lindsey FCPA trial moved forward in the Central District of California, one of the few senior executives charged in a market crisis case was found guilty by a jury after a ten day trial. SEC enforcement brought actions based on an undisclosed...

THIS WEEK IN SECURITIES LITIGATION (Week ending June 1, 2012)

SEC enforcement this holiday shortened week dismissed the remaining defendants in an insider trading case centered on an international take over which had been filed largely on the trading and within days of the announcement. The Court cited discovery difficulties which in part traced to the defendants...

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending August 31, 2012)

As summer draws to a close, the Commission continued its work under Dodd-Frank, issuing a staff study on financial literacy. It focuses on what investors want to know about financial professionals and investment products. Proposed rules were also issued under the JOBS Act regarding the general solicitation...

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending October 19, 2012)

Significant events this week included the proposal by the SEC of additional swaps rules regarding security-based swap dealers and major participants. Enforcement settled a "suspicious trading" insider trading action with a Hong Kong based entity while initiating a case against an investment...