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Sorry Bill W., but nothing's secret any more . . .

USA - January 7 2013 A recent insider trading prosecution has shown once again that, when you are an officer of a public company with material nonpublic information, you can…

Lisa G. Blackburn, Amy J. Greer.

Third time is the charm for auditor seeking dismissal of securities fraud case

USA - April 10 2013 On April 8, 2013, District Judge Shira Scheindlin (S.D.N.Y.) dismissed Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Ltd. ("Deloitte") from a securities fraud class…

Jennifer L. Achilles, Jill Ottenberg.

Bold and unrelenting enforcement from the SEC: a six month review

USA - October 16 2013 Mary Jo White promised Congress she would pursue a "bold and unrelenting" enforcement program as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission…

"Know your customer" no more? The SEC signals a uniform fiduciary standard may be coming for broker-dealers and investment advisers

USA - March 5 2013 On March 1, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") published a sweeping request for comments that may determine whether a uniform…

Daniel Z. Herbst.

The clock is ticking for the SEC... (or is it?)

USA - January 8 2013 The Supreme Court heard oral argument this morning in a case addressing the time within which the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") can initiate…