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All in the family: financial fraud and a defunct company
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2011

The Commission brought a financial fraud action against the controlling shareholder of a now failed public company and her sister-in-law who was at one time employed by the firm


This week in securities litigation (Dec. 20 30, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2013

The much discussed, and long debated, Volker Rule came to center stage as the year draws to a close. Following its enactment, the American Bankers


FCPA: the First Circuit court decision defining instrumentality
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2014

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals handed down the first decision on the question of who is a foreign official under the Foreign Corrupt Practices


SEC settles with bank officer in market crisis case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2013

The Court entered a final judgment by consent against a former bank officer in another Commission market crisis case, SEC v. Wu, Civil Action No


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 November 8, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2013

SAC Capital agreed to plead guilty this week. Under the terms of the deal the firm will plead guilty to each count in the indictment, pay a total


This is one market crisis investigation with positive results
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

The Taylor, Bean & Whitaker investigation spawned guilty plea number five on Friday


Part II: The new era of FCPA enforcement: expansive interpretations
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2011

One of the defining characteristics of the new era of enforcement is an aggressive application of the statutes


CFTC fiscal 2013: significant cases, increasing criminalization
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 27 2013

The CFTC stepped up its enforcement activity in fiscal 2013, brining a number of significant actions, according to a recent report by the agency


Commission wins injunction in fraudulent note case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2011

The Commission prevailed and secured the entry of a permanent asset freeze as well as a permanent injunction prohibiting future violations of Securities Act Section 17(a) and Exchange Act Section 10(b) in an action centered on a fraudulent note offering