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USA: highest ever SEC whistleblower bounty awarded
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2014

On September 22, the SEC reported that it expected to provide an award of more than $30 million to a whistleblower who provided key information which


Corporate crime update - May 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2013

Bryan Shaw, a Californian jeweller, has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Shaw has admitted taking tips on


US federal appeals court vacates insider trading convictions of hedge fund traders
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2014

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Newman, 13-1837 (2d Cir. Dec. 10, 2014), vacated the convictions of two former


USA: Developments in whistleblower employee protections
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

The last several months have seen several important developments related to whistleblower employee protections in the United States. In March 2014


SEC investigation into illegal use of swaps in trading of private technology shares
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

The SEC is understood to have subpoenaed a number of firms in connection with an investigation into the sale of private pre-IPO technology stocks


General counsel update - march 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 5 2015

Protecting your investments: further public consultation to be launched on Investment Protection in the USEU Free Trade Agreement


Big four settle disclosure case with SEC
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2015

The SEC's administrative court approved a settlement between the SEC and the Chinese affiliates of PwC, Ernst & Young, KPMG, BDO and Deloitte, fining


Corporate crime update - 13 February 2013 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged a day trader, Firas Hamdan, with defrauding investors in a supposed high-frequency trading


Corporate Crime Update - March 2014 - United States
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

Acting Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice's Criminal Division, Mythili Raman, announced on February 26 that she will be leaving


Supreme Court to revisit fraud-on-the-market basis for class certification
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2014

On 5 March, 2014, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a suit that has the potential to alter significantly the landscape of class action