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Summary: Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Dewey & LeBoeuf trial argue whether certain witness testimony should be admissible. According to the New York Law Journal, prosecutors in the trial of Dewey & LeBoeuf executives, which is scheduled for the spring,…>read moreNo Comment February 19, 2015
Summary: Axiom Legal, which provides a multi-shore, technology-enabled management service for its clients, may change the face of the financial industry. According to Forbes, when the global financial crisis exploded, investors, regulators, and bank executives were unsure as to what their…>read moreNo Comment February 12, 2015
Summary: A Portland law firm represented Ethan Burnside, who recently settled with the Securities and Exchange Commission for his involvement with a trading website. The Securities and Exchange Commission has been carefully monitoring bitcoin activity, and on Monday, it announced…>read moreNo Comment December 10, 2014
Summary: Sidley Austin announced on Tuesday via a press release that it has added Geoffrey Aronow. Aronow will operate out of both the New York and Washington, D.C. offices. It was announced on Tuesday that the law firm of Sidley Austin…>read moreNo Comment October 21, 2014
Summary: Attorney Peter Chan, who was the Assistant Regional Director of the SEC Chicago Regional Office from 2000 to 2014, is joining Morgan Lewis as a partner in its Litigation Practice in Chicago. In his nearly 20 years with the…>read moreNo Comment October 6, 2014
Summary: Frank Tamayo has admitted to using Post-It notes and napkins to pass stock tips as part of an insider trading scheme. A former mortgage broker pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey to securities fraud…>read moreNo Comment September 22, 2014
This week, Judge Rakoff of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan finally approved SEC’s $285 million deal with the Citigroup that let the company off the hook without denying or admitting any guilt. Rakoff had earlier blocked the deal as “pocket change”…>read moreNo Comment August 6, 2014
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced the addition of Stephanie Avakian, partner in the New York office of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP to its senior ranks. She will be the SEC’s Deputy Director of…>read moreNo Comment May 31, 2014
Two former Qualcomm Inc. sales directors Derek Cohen and Robert Herman, both 52, were charged with four counts of securities fraud, according to a statement by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego. According to the indictment, Derek Montague Cohen…>read moreNo Comment May 13, 2014
A Toronto-based consultant and four associates were charged this week by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with engaging in illegal reverse merger schemes to enable China-based companies enter the U.S. markets. Allegedly, the conspirators wanted to reap millions in…>read moreNo Comment May 7, 2014
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