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Avvo and Advertising in the Land of Lincoln
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2016

Illinois attorney Ms. Moira Bernstein is the latest advocate to take on Avvo.com, the Seattle-based lawyer information and rating site. On February 4


FCPA: a focus on individuals
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2014

FCPA enforcement officials have repeatedly emphasized that they intend to focus on individuals as an effective means of halting possible violations. A


SEC gets a split decision in an insider trading case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

SEC v. All Know Holdings, Ltd., 11 C 8605 (N.D. Ill. Opinion issued June 10, 2013) is one of the SEC's aggressive insider trading actions, filed


SEC charges State of Illinois with misleading investors
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

The SEC charged the State of Illinois with misleading investors when selling about $2.2 billion in municipal bonds over a four year period beginning


SEC and CFTC bring actions against international investment manager
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

The SEC filed another case tied to the market crisis and Bernard Madoff last week.


Another offering fraud case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2012

Cases involving the sale of unregistered securities and Ponzi schemes were among the leading categories of cases brought last year according to recent statistics from NERA Economic Consulting.


An aggressive insider trading case but is there a source?
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2011

The SEC continues to be aggressive in brining insider trading cases, filing its latest action on “information and belief” and “suspicious trading.”


The ex husband of Playboy CEO settles insider trading charges
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2011

The former husband of Playboy CEO Christie Hefner, attorney William Marovitz, settled insider trading charges with the SEC.


Narrow interpretation of CFAA’s jurisdictional “loss” requirement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2010

A district court in Illinois last week granted summary judgment to a defendant on a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") claim by narrowly interpreting the jurisdictional "loss" prerequisite under the CFAA to require a showing that the computer was "impaired" or "suffered an interruption of service.


Strict Illinois lead labeling law now in effect
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2010

As of January 1, 2010, Illinois law requires lead warning labels for children’s jewelry, child care articles, and toys containing paint that contain more than 40 parts per million (ppm) lead content.