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This week in securities litigation (week ending may 16, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, USA
  • May 15 2014

The Commission got split decisions in court this week. It prevailed in one high profile trial, obtaining a jury verdict in its favor. It lost a


SEC charges oil and PR firms and their executives with fraud
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2014

An energy company, its CEO and the firm's public relations adviser and its president were named in a fraud action by the SEC centered on false


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


This week in securities litigation (week ending December 20, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2013

Michael Steinberg, formerly of SAC Capital, was found guilty of insider trading by a jury. The verdict preserved the unblemished record of the US


This week in securities litigation (week ending May 2, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 1 2014

Chair Mary Jo White testified before Congress this week. Her testimony focused on the budget, reviewing the recent work of the agency. The Commission


Cobalt International Energy
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2012

The SEC has been investigating Angolan presalt company Cobalt International Energy, a US company, since November 2011


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Nigeria
  • July 19 2012

A Nigerian lawmaker, Mr Farouk Lawan, who led a bribery investigation into a fuel subsidy programme has reportedly been questioned by police over alleged bribes


Alstom in talks with SFO
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • France
  • September 27 2011

It has been reported that "a senior figure" from Alstom - the Paris-based company that provides equipment and services for power generation and high speed rail transport - has been in talks with Richard Alderman, the director of the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"


The SEC: the future path of enforcement (part II)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

This is the second of a four part series analyzing the path of SEC Enforcement. The first part was published yesterday. The remaining parts of this


This week in securities litigation (the week ending January 10, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2014

The insider trading trial of former SAC Capital official Matthew Martoma opened this week in Manhattan with jury selection. The SEC announced the