Daily Archives: November 11, 2008, 7:44 pm

Don DeGabrielle Joins Fulbright & Jaworski in Houston

Former U.S. Attorney Don DeGabrielle has joined Fulbright & Jaworski as a partner in its Houston office.  DeGabrielle has been with the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Southern District of Texas for the past 22 years, the last three of which he served as the U.S. Attorney.  The firm announced that DeGabrielle will join its international governmental investigations and white collar…

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BankAtlantic Bancorp Inc. Receives Subpoena and Notice of Investigation from SEC

BankAtlantic Bancorp Inc. disclosed in its Form 10-Q filed November 10, 2008, that in October 2008, it received a subpoena and notice of investigation from the SEC’s Miami Regional Office. The subpoena requests “a broad range of documents relating to, among other matters, recent and pending litigation to which the Company is or was a party, certain of the Company’s non-performing,…

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SEC’s Internet Police Turns 10 Years Old: The Birth and Evolution of the Office of Internet Enforcement

By Bruce Carton I was a lawyer in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement from 1995 to 1997, a time perhaps most notable for being the infancy of the public’s use of the Internet. When I first arrived at the SEC, our online resources consisted of a single station that we called a “Bridge machine” that provided some…

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