1364 ABA Journal Securities Law articles.
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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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
Feb 7, 2018 12:14 PM CST
Melvyn Weiss, a founder of securities class-action law firm Milberg, Weiss, Bershad, Hynes & Lerach, has died at the age of 82.
Weiss, “a giant of the plaintiffs bar,” had…
Feb 5, 2018 11:03 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court granted review in 12 cases Friday, including a challenge to the appointment process for administrative law judges at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
At issue in…
Jan 16, 2018 7:30 AM CST
Class action and complex litigation firm Milberg and mass tort firm Sanders Phillips Grossman plan to partner up, becoming Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman, the American Lawyer and Global…
Jan 8, 2018 5:40 PM CST
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