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Two executives who defrauded their shareholders
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • June 12 2012

Two executives were in court in recent days on criminal charges


This week in securities litigation (week ending June 6, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 5 2014

The SEC had mixed results in court this week. A Manhattan jury returned a verdict against the agency in a high profile and long-running insider


This week in securities litigation (week ending November 30, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 1 2013

This week the SEC and the DOJ filed FCPA Actions against oil services company Weatherford International. The company became the newest member of the


This week in securities litigation (week ending February 7, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 6 2014

Matthew Martoma was convicted of insider trading by a Manhattan jury. That jury found him guilty of one count of conspiracy and two counts of


This week in securities litigation (week ending March 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 27 2014

The New York Attorney General secured one of the most significant market crisis settlements to date this week. The former CEO of Bank of America


This week in securities litigation (week ending September 19, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2014

The Commission continued with broken windows this week. Twenty Rule 105 short selling cases were filed in a group. Last week another group of broken


This week in securities litigation (week ending May 30, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 29 2014

In a holiday shortened week, the SEC filed actions based on the malfeasance at a transfer agent, financial fraud, insider trading and investment fund


This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview


Anti-corruption digest - June 2013
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

French oil and gas giant Total SA has entered into a three-year deferred prosecution agreement ("DPA") with the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") to


This week in securities litigation (week ending February 21, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 20 2014

The SEC filed two civil injunctive actions this week. Once focused on an investment fraud scheme in which interests were sold in what was falsely