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Summary: Companies must expand their clawback policies once new rules are enacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although it was signed into law nearly five years ago, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act still contains gaps…>read moreNo Comment July 8, 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
A judge’s decision was overturned on Wednesday by a federal appeals court in the federal settlement deal with Citigroup, according to The New York Times. The decision that was overturned was the rejection of the settlement deal. The judge who…>read moreNo Comment June 4, 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
The law firm of Blank Rome LLP has announced via a press release that Alan Lieberman will join the firm as a partner in the Corporate Litigation group. Lieberman returns to the firm after serving as Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel…>read moreNo Comment May 27, 2014
On Friday, federal prosecutors brought criminal charges against the co-owners of TelexFree LLC, James Merrill and Carlos Wanzeler. Wanzeler could not be apprehended and is currently considered a fugitive, supposedly fled to his home country, Brazil. The U.S. attorney’s office…>read moreNo Comment May 12, 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
To resolve civil and criminal charges over violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Hewlett Packard will be paying $108 million to the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC), according to an announcement made by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).…>read moreNo Comment April 14, 2014
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a stockbroker working at Morgan Stanley, and a law firm managing clerk working at Simpson Thacher over insider trading around more than a dozen mergers and other corporate transactions. During a four-year…>read moreNo Comment March 20, 2014
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday, charged five former executives and finance officials of failed law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf for accounting fraud and for making and facilitating a fraudulent bond offering worth $150 million. The SEC’s complaint…>read moreNo Comment March 7, 2014
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