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Mark Cuban defense verdict highlights difficulty of proving “misappropriation” theory of insider trading

USA - October 18 2013 Mark Cuban, the well-known entrepreneur, purchased a 6.3 percent stake in the NASDAQ-listed company Mamma.com, a Canadian internet search engine…

Jonathan E. Green

Multinational compliance in the financial services industry

Global - March 30 2015 In recent years, particularly in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the financial services industry has seen an unprecedented increase in…

Jonathan E. Green, Hartmut T. Renz

S&P receives a one-year suspension for MBS ratings misconduct

USA - January 22 2015 On January 21, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission brought charges for the very first time against a major rating agency, sanctioning…

Jonathan E. Green

SEC files action against employer alleged to have impeded tipsters through employee confidentiality agreements

USA - April 2 2015 As the SEC increasingly relies on its Whistleblower Program to encourage people to come forward with information leading to securities enforcement…

Jonathan E. Green, Lindsay S. Moilanen

Raising the bar for tippee liability: Second Circuit overturns two insider trading convictions

USA - December 11 2014 The Second Circuit has issued an important decision overturning two insider trading convictions and, in so doing, has clarified the standard for…

Jonathan E. Green, Lindsay S. Moilanen