Securities Law

Trials & Litigation

SEC spent $8.6M collecting $3.7M from former corporate raider in $62M case

Securities Law

Employee of Wilson Sonsini is charged with insider trading; firm calls case ‘deeply disturbing’

Securities Law

Investor suit claims SeaWorld didn’t disclose ‘Blackfish’ impact

White-Collar Crime

Onetime law student Mathew Martoma gets 9 years in ‘most lucrative’ $275M insider-trading case

Attorney Fees

Law firms that sued HP want to represent it as part of settlement; objecting lawyer says deal a joke

Banking Law

Bank of America to pay record $16.6B in mortgage-securities settlement with US

Securities Law

3rd Circuit upholds insider-trading conviction based on information gleaned through AA friendship

Corporate Law

Top state court says Wal-Mart must produce bribery probe documents to shareholders

Corporate Law

Plaintiffs lawyers fight ‘loser-pays’ bylaw adopted in middle of shareholder suit

White-Collar Crime

Cellphone call helped make stock manipulation case against corporate lawyer, FBI says

Securities Law

Lawyer and golf buddy are indicted for alleged insider trading; BigLaw partner settles SEC suit

Trials & Litigation

Younger brother of Raj Rajaratnam is acquitted in insider-trading trial

Government Law

Federal judge grants rare TRO banning city’s ‘fraudulent’ bond sale; SEC sought the emergency order

White-Collar Crime

Madoff’s former accountant takes plea, will be 15th defendant convicted for role in $17.5B sheme

U.S. Supreme Court

Companies fighting investor suits can defeat class action with stock-price evidence, SCOTUS says

Constitutional Law

SEC sues to enforce congressional subpoenas in possible constitutional showdown

Banking Law

At least $12 billion sought in DOJ talks with Bank of America to resolve mortgage probes

Securities Law

Judge’s rejection of SEC’s $285 million settlement with Citigroup voided by 2nd Circuit

Attorney Fees

Delaware decision could spur fee-shifting bylaws, putting a damper on shareholder suits

Securities Law

Business law firm to pay $8M to settle class action over its work for hedge-fund client