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SEC forces Mickelson to return $1 million from insider trading
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2016

PGA golfer Phil Mickelson agreed to forfeit almost $1 million that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said was obtained through insider


Supreme Court to review insider trading case
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider something that lies at the center of nearly every insider trading case: what prosecutors need to prove to


Recent litigation illustrates the importance of keeping accurate stock records
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

Earlier this month, The Wall Street Journal published an article on the ongoing litigation in the wake of the 2014 sale of Tibco Software Inc. to


Diverse companies receive SEC approval to raise funds with Regulation A
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2015

The SEC has approved 12 Regulation A offerings (and about 40 initial Form 1-A filings have been made) since the new Regulation A rules became


Real estate developers use Regulation A to raise capital
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

Regulation A is a potentially attractive way for real estate developers to raise up to $50 million for specific projects by selling debt or equity


Commodities trader found guilty in first “spoofing” prosecution
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2015

A Chicago jury took one hour to find a trader guilty of "spoofing" some of the world's largest commodities futures markets by deceptive electronic


Supreme Court refuses to review insider trading case
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the government's appeal of an adverse court of appeals decision in an insider trading case which


New IRS equity-based compensation audit guide highlights importance of documenting compensation practices
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

The IRS recently released an audit techniques guide (the "Guide") to advise its internal auditors who are examining cases involving equity-based


U.S. Court of Appeals reaffirms April 2014 decision on the conflict minerals rules
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2015

We reported previously in April 2014 on the ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit striking down the part


Student internships basis for FCPA violation
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Tuesday that Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) had agreed to pay $14.8 million dollars to