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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

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 February 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi

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

Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • China
  • December 9 2010

It has been reported that the head of China's main nuclear energy company was jailed for life last month for accepting £600,000 in 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

Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Uganda
  • January 19 2012

President Museveni has announced to members of the National Resistance Movement’s Central Executive Committee that he is investigating Justice Minister Kahinda Otafiire following an intelligence briefing that the minister masterminded the leaked oil bribery documents which accused Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi and ministers Mr Sam Kutesa and Mr Hilary Onek of taking bribes to influence the award of oil deals

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2010

On November 4, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced sweeping settlements with seven companies in the oil services industry for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the “FCPA”

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