Securities Law

Securities Law

$72M payday for 2 small law firms OK’d by judge

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads guilty to insider trading based on tip from golfing buddy

Securities Law

2nd Circuit appears sympathetic to Litvak’s argument that Wall Street traders often lie

Law Firms

Dewey trial expected to be ‘long legal slog’; what type of jurors will defense seek?

Election Law

Cartoon-style posters portray SEC chief as superhero who can slay ‘dark money menace’

Patent Law

Hedge fund manager aims to profit by contesting patents and shorting stock in targeted company

Corporate Law

Amid battle over bill banning fee-shifting bylaws in Delaware, legal experts point to loophole

Corporate Law

Major US contractor settles first SEC case over confidentiality pacts that silence whistleblowers

U.S. Supreme Court

Misleading corporate statements of opinion can be basis for investor suits, Supreme Court says

Legal Ethics

Stoel Rives lawyer blasts ‘misguided effort’ after Oregon supremes toss ethics complaint

Securities Law

Legal assistant’s complaints to boyfriend about work led to insider trading case against his dad

Securities Law

S&P to pay nearly $1.4B to resolve allegations it inflated ratings of mortgage securities

Corporate Law

Company whose business plan includes marijuana gets SEC approval of share registration

Securities Law

S&P to pay nearly $80M to settle claim over 2011 ratings of mortgage securities; bigger deal looms

Securities Law

Fired Simpson Thacher managing clerk is indicted, accused of surfing firm computers for merger info

Securities Law

2nd Circuit reverses 2 insider-trading convictions, narrowing scope of future prosecutions

White-Collar Crime

Madoff operations chief gets 10 years in $20B swindle; judge says he was not ‘evil at heart’

Corporate Law

Lawyers targeted in sophisticated email hack attack seeking insider-trading info, consultant says

Precedents

Dec. 2, 2001: Enron files for bankruptcy

Criminal Justice

Wilson Sonsini systems engineer pleads guilty to insider trading