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House Subcommittee holds hearing on additional reforms to the Securities Investor Protection Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2009

Yesterday, the House Financial Service Committee’s Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Insurance, and Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing entitled "Additional Reforms to the Securities Investor Protection Act."


Where the Rubber meets the road: Goodyear Tire agrees to pay $16 million to settle FCPA claims
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2015

On February 24, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it had entered into a settlement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. to


Senate Banking Committee holds hearing on Madoff Ponzi scheme and the need for regulatory reform
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2009

Today, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled “Madoff Investment Securities Fraud: Regulatory and Oversight Concerns and the Need for Reform."


Court grants Daubert motion, excluding loss causation and damages opinions of plaintiffs’ expert
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2008

In a recent decision, In re Xcelera.com Securities Litigation, No. 00-11649 (D. Mass. Apr. 25, 2008), Judge D.J. Zobel of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts was called upon to assess the testimony of a putative expert witness, Dr. Scott Hakala, tendered by the plaintiffs in a pending securities fraud class action


SEC Inspector General reports on timing of SEC's Goldman suit
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2010

On Wednesday, the SEC's Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report clearing the SEC of accusations that its decision to bring a fraud case against Goldman Sachs, as well as the timing of its decision to do so, were influenced by a political agenda


Senate Committee hears testimony on SEC's failure to identify Madoff Ponzi scheme
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2009

On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs held a hearing entitled, "Oversight of the SEC’s Failure to Identify the Bernard L. Madoff Ponzi Scheme and How to Improve SEC Performance.”


SEC announces charges against corporate insiders for violating reporting obligations under the Exchange Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2014

On September 10, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against 28 officers, directors and major shareholders for


How hedge funds and private equity firms can manage Foreign Corrupt Practices Act risks
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 27 2013

In recent years, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have aggressively investigated and enforced both


Halliburton case could affect consumer class actions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

In an article published in the fall of 2013, we examined certain class actions filed against Anheuser-Busch In Bev in which plaintiffs accuse the


FinCEN proposes enhanced customer due diligence requirements for financial institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2014

On July 30, 2014, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued proposed rules under the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) to strengthen customer due