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By Securities Docket on November 13, 2008, 11:03 pm
Seinfeld gave us the “low talker,” the “high talker” and the “close talker.” Now McKesson Corp. and the SEC show us the hazards of the “loud talker.” I explain in this post (click here) on my Enforcement Action blog over at Compliance Week.
By Securities Docket on November 13, 2008, 12:06 pm
Chao Chien-ming, the son-in-law of former Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian, appeared in High Court today for the insider trading trial against Chao, his father, and two other defendants. Taiwan News reports that the High Court sentenced Chao to seven years and Chao’s father to nine years in prison and NT$30 million on charges of violating […]
By Securities Docket on November 13, 2008, 6:51 am
The UK’s Financial Services Authority announced today that Richard Ralph, a former British ambassador to Peru, has been fined 118,000 pounds for insider trading last year in the shares of Monterrico Metals, a mining company of which he was executive chairman. The FSA said that Ralph and Filip Boyen, a friend who was fined 82,000 […]
By Securities Docket on November 13, 2008, 6:38 am
David A. Hickerson has joined Foley & Lardner as a partner in its Washington, DC office. The firm announced yesterday that Hickerson joins its White Collar Defense, Securities Enforcement & Litigation, and General Commercial Litigation Practices. Prior to joining Foley, Hickerson was a partner at Weil Gotshal & Manges. Read the Foley & Lardner announcement
By Securities Docket on November 13, 2008, 12:21 am
There have been a flurry of articles recently (click here, for example) about how lawyers are “flocking” or at least migrating to Twitter for marketing purposes. The industrious Adrian Lurssen of JD Supra has even compiled the definitive, and ever-expanding, list of “Lawyers (and Legal Professionals) on Twitter” that is now nearly 500 strong. Having […]