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This week in securities litigation (week ending August 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

In the roll-up to the Labor Day weekend, the SEC issued new rules regarding asset backed securities and credit rating agencies. The Commission also


This week in securities litigation (week ending September 27, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2013

The SEC has a busy week as the government, filing nineteen enforcement actions. Three of those cases were financial fraud actions, perhaps suggesting


The SEC’s new financial fraud task force: Part V, significant cases following the speech using multiple improper techniques
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2013

This is the fifth in a series of articles examining the creation of the Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force along with a Center for Risk and


Two investment frauds centered on pre-IPO shares of Facebook
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2013

Fraudulent investment funds purporting to give the public an opportunity to acquire pre-IPO shares of potentially hot stocks such as Facebook have


Another aggressive SEC insider trading case
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

Insider trading has long been an enforcement priority for the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office and the SEC. A string of high profile criminal and


Another insider trading case tied to the expert network investigation
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2013

Mary Joe White became the thirty first Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission today. She was sworn in yesterday after being confirmed by


SEC enforcement 1Q13, a need to rejuvenate
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2013

The end of the first calendar quarter is a good point to take stock of securities enforcement actions and the efforts of regulators, focusing first


This week in securities litigation (week ending March 30, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2013

Insider trading continues to be the focus as the first quarter of the year came to a close. The SEC and the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's Office brought


This week in securities litigation (week ending March 22, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

The SEC settled two insider trading cases this week in which S.A.C. Capital was named as a relief defendant. In one it obtained the largest payment


Risk vs. greed: making a large purchase of Heinz securities just before the deal announcement
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

One day after H.J. Heinz Company announced it was being acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital Partners, the SEC filed an insider trading