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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 11 Apr 2019

Are DOJ’s FX Prosecutions Ahead of the Law on “Trading Ahead”?

Two recent prosecutions in the foreign exchange (FX) market raise questions about the use of general criminal statutes to regulate a trading

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 2 Apr 2019

“Spoofing” as Fraud: A Novel and Untested Theory of Prosecution

In June 2018, we published an article discussing the Government’s efforts to prosecute defendants who engage in a form of trading activity on

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 26 Jun 2018

Justices Call Foul on SEC's Home Court Advantage

After the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission increasingly began to rely on internal administrative

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 26 Jun 2018

Justices Call Foul on SEC's Home Court Advantage

After the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act in 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission increasingly began to rely on internal administrative

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 5 Jun 2018

When Is a Bid or Offer a 'Spoof'?

Following the government's first criminal conviction for spoofing in United States v. Coscia, questions remain about what makes a commodity futures

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 10 Jan 2018

Bitcoin Buyers Beware: The IRS Has Your Number

As the number and variety of cryptocurrencies on the market continue to grow, so does the scrutiny by government regulators. As noted in my prior post

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 19 Oct 2017

Using Techniques Honed Prosecuting Gangs to Investigate Wrongdoing in the Commodities Markets

At New York University last month, James McDonald, Director of Enforcement of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”), announced the CFTC’s

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Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello PC | USA | 1 Dec 2015

'Spoofing'the new frontier for criminal prosecution?

Even without its catchy name, the relatively new crime of “spoofing” would seem to appeal to prosecutors seeking to tap into the populist desire for

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