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This week in securities litigation (week ending May 2, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 1 2014

Chair Mary Jo White testified before Congress this week. Her testimony focused on the budget, reviewing the recent work of the agency. The Commission


This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi


This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview


This week in securities litigation (week ending December 20, 2013)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2013

Michael Steinberg, formerly of SAC Capital, was found guilty of insider trading by a jury. The verdict preserved the unblemished record of the US


This week in securities litigation (week ending March 7, 2014)
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

The Supreme Court was the focus of securities litigation this week. Oral argument was presented in the long runningHalliburton case where the


Cobalt International Energy
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2012

The SEC has been investigating Angolan presalt company Cobalt International Energy, a US company, since November 2011


Settlements
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2010

On November 4, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced sweeping settlements with seven companies in the oil services industry for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the “FCPA”


British solicitor pleads guilty to FCPA charges
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2011

British solicitor Jeffrey Tesler is the latest person to plead guilty in connection with the TSKJ consortium and the EPC contracts to build liquefied natural gas facilities on Bonny Island, Nigeria


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Nigeria
  • July 19 2012

A Nigerian lawmaker, Mr Farouk Lawan, who led a bribery investigation into a fuel subsidy programme has reportedly been questioned by police over alleged bribes


Corruption digest
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Liberia
  • October 20 2011

A geographical survey has estimated that waters off Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Ghana could contain reserves of up to 3,200 million barrels of oil