Securities Law

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

White-Collar Crime

Prison looms for onetime law student: 2nd Circuit denies stay in ‘most lucrative’ insider-tip case

Appellate Practice

5th Circuit rejects convicted Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford’s 299-page brief

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