Securities Law

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is accused of defrauding investors in plaintiff-recruitment business

Securities Law

Town officials indicted in landmark securities-fraud case over municipal bonds

Securities Law

SEC sues Texas AG Ken Paxton for securities fraud; his lawyer ‘vehemently denies’ claims

Corporate Law

SEC brief supports fired in-house lawyer’s suit against Vanguard, says he qualifies as whistleblower

White-Collar Crime

Feds: Law grad at finance firm stole $25M, sought $70M in ‘brazen fraud’

Corporate Law

Bill would require public companies to report gender of board members

Legal Technology

Help wanted: Insider trader seeks hacker to access law-firm networks

Law Firms

Texas immunity law protects BigLaw firms that represented Ponzi schemer, 5th Circuit rules

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 17 years for helping fugitive client with stock scheme

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred securities lawyer pleads guilty to evading $1.5M in taxes

Law Firms

Chadbourne settles suit by investors burned by convicted Ponzi schemer

Securities Law

Ex-BigLaw partner is convicted of insider trading; feds say he misused deal info overheard at firm

Trials & Litigation

Former general counsel will receive $850K for alleged defamation by his onetime employer

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS accepts insider trading case involving passed tips; does tipper have to get tangible benefit?

Securities Law

SEC alleges Nelson Mullins partner served as conduit in pay-to-play scheme

Securities Law

Goldman Sachs OKs $5B settlement of civil claims over toxic mortgage bonds

Securities Law

SEC isn’t required to make companies reveal political contributions

White-Collar Crime

Drug company CEO Martin Shkreli and law firm partner arrested in securities fraud case

Legal Technology

IP analytics company Lex Machina is sold to LexisNexis; it plans expansion to new practice areas

Cybersecurity

DOJ: Hacking schemes ‘breathtaking in size and scope’ targeted 12 companies, got data on 100 million