1389 ABA Journal Securities Law articles.
A committee of the Texas House of Representatives has recommended that Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton be impeached for allegedly misusing his power to benefit a developer who contributed to his campaign and provided other benefits.
May 26, 2023 9:57 AM CDT
A Delaware judge has ordered Reed Smith to station two lawyers at the courthouse Tuesday with “Please See Me” signs, after the law firm failed to provide notice of a hearing, causing it to be rescheduled.
Apr 4, 2023 10:51 AM CDT
A former Cozen O’Connor attorney has agreed to a one-year suspension of his law license in Pennsylvania for using information that he learned as a conflicts attorney to buy stock in advance of a merger.
Mar 21, 2023 2:47 PM CDT
A Philadelphia lawyer was beaten with a metal object—possibly a flashlight—after leaving his law firm following a virtual court hearing Feb. 28, sending him to the hospital where he received seven staples to his skull.
Mar 7, 2023 10:30 AM CST
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Covington & Burling on Tuesday to obtain the names of 298 publicly traded clients affected by a 2020 cyberattack.
Jan 12, 2023 10:01 AM CST
Indicted cryptocurrency exchange FTX founder Samuel Bankman-Fried is accusing Sullivan & Cromwell of pressuring him to seek bankruptcy protection for his company and filing documents nominating a new CEO after he tried to withdraw permission.
Dec 15, 2022 1:01 PM CST
The founder of cryptocurrency exchange FTX is facing criminal and civil securities charges in connection with an alleged $1.8 billion fraud for touting FTX Trading as a safe platform for crypto asset trading while diverting investor money to his privately held hedge fund.
Dec 13, 2022 10:34 AM CST
Plaintiffs lawyer Jay Edelson told Reuters that he is researching whether Twitter could be sued for giving blue check marks to fake accounts that misled consumers and corporate shareholders.
Nov 15, 2022 12:39 PM CST
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is being targeted by critics on Truth Social, former President Donald Trump's social media platform, after a holdup in a merger with a special purpose acquisition company because of an SEC investigation.
Oct 7, 2022 9:07 AM CDT
The chief financial officer for failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf will pay more than $95,000 to resolve a civil lawsuit
filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alleging that he falsified financial statements to raise money for the firm.
Oct 5, 2022 8:54 AM CDT
Thomson Reuters has unveiled the latest iteration of Westlaw, its widely used online legal research platform. Westlaw Precision was introduced Wednesday and is the company’s first new version in more than four years.
Sep 14, 2022 8:01 AM CDT
Despite Goldman Sachs’ attempt to avoid a 12-year-old gender bias class action lawsuit, a federal judge said Monday the case will head to trial next June.
Aug 23, 2022 10:31 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge John Adams of Akron, Ohio, is looking for new lawyers to represent a utility company’s shareholders after tossing current counsel from the case.
Jul 14, 2022 3:40 PM CDT
A slowdown in corporate deals is affecting law firm hiring and giving overworked lawyers a breather.
Jul 13, 2022 3:25 PM CDT
Emmett Till’s family seeks arrest after warrant found
Researchers have found an unserved 1955 arrest warrant in the basement of a Mississippi courthouse that accuses Carolyn Bryant Donham in the…
Jul 1, 2022 1:35 PM CDT
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