1353 ABA Journal Securities Law articles.
Bill Lerach, the disbarred California lawyer who won billions in private securities class-action lawsuits before pleading guilty in 2007 to a kickback conspiracy, is reportedly now doing consulting work for…
Sep 17, 2018 12:50 PM CDT
Sep 5, 2018 1:23 PM CDT
A CBS shareholder filed a lawsuit on Monday that alleges the network made materially false and misleading statements when it submitted securities filings about a code of conduct that bans…
Aug 29, 2018 9:52 AM CDT
A former income partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for conspiracy to commit wire and securities fraud in connection with his representation…
Aug 20, 2018 11:20 AM CDT
Financial crimes enforcers are watching cryptocurrency practitioners—and they don’t like what they see.
Aug 13, 2018 6:10 AM CDT
Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO and founder of blood-testing company Theranos, was indicted Friday on wire fraud charges.
Also indicted was Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, a Theranos employee who had worked as…
Jun 18, 2018 10:45 AM CDT
A Las Vegas lawyer has been acquitted of all charges in an alleged scheme to manipulate the stock price of a technology company.
Federal jurors in Brooklyn, New York, acquitted…
May 7, 2018 4:09 PM CDT
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Mar 20, 2018 7:30 AM CDT
The founder and CEO of blood testing company Theranos has agreed to settle civil fraud charges filed Wednesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The SEC says Theranos CEO…
Mar 14, 2018 1:23 PM CDT
Mar 9, 2018 1:50 PM CST
The U.S. Department of Treasury raised a potential hurdle for those offering or allowing for the trade of initial coin offerings (ICOs).
In a letter from Drew Maloney, the assistant…
Mar 8, 2018 7:30 AM CST
A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, has ordered former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli to forfeit $7.36 million in connection with his conviction for securities fraud.
U.S. District Judge…
Mar 6, 2018 12:34 PM CST
An initial coin offering allows accredited investors to bankroll the creation of a blockchain that will repay them in “coin” or “token” credits that can be traded. Unlike an initial public offering, an ICO does not confer equity in the company.
Mar 1, 2018 12:10 AM CST
The Dodd-Frank financial oversight law doesn’t protect securities whistleblowers from retaliation unless they report the alleged violation to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.…
Feb 21, 2018 10:57 AM CST