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Diamond food securities fraud lawsuit moves forward
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

On November 30th, a U.S. District Court denied motions to dismiss securities fraud claims brought against Diamond Foods and two of its executives


Division of Trading and Markets official discusses AML
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 29th, David W. Blass, SEC Chief Counsel, Division of Trading and Markets, discussed the Division's anti-money laundering ("AML") efforts


Avon announces deal with U.S. DOJ and SEC regarding allegations of bribery in China
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

Avon Products Inc. (Avon) has announced the conclusion of a deferred prosecution agreement with the DOJ, agreeing to a compliance monitor for 18


Maximizing utility to compensate Ponzi scheme victims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2012

On November 29th, the Seventh Circuit addressed whether the district court erred in approving a SEC-appointed receiver's use of the "rising tide" method for calculating the distribution of a Ponzi scheme's receivership assets


SEC announces three new enforcement task forces
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

On July 2nd, the SEC announced three new enforcement initiatives: the Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force, which will be dedicated to detecting


The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2013

In a recent speech Mythili Raman, acting assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's Criminal Division, discussed the growing trend among


Rajaratnam's insider trading conviction is affirmed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

On June 24th, the Second Circuit affirmed the insider trading convictions of Raj Rajaratnam. Rajaratnam raised two issues on appeal, whether the


SEC's investigation of Madoff was discretionary
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2013

On July 1st, the Third Circuit joined other courts in finding that it lacks subject matter jurisdiction over claims brought under the Federal Tort


Financial services update February 24 2014 feature: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

The SEC's 2014 priorities include continued, rigorous enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA"). As noted by the agency in January, a


Financial services update February 24 2014 judicial developments
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

On February 18th, a divided three-judge panel of the Second Circuit held that an insider trading tipper can be required to disgorge all the improper