Daily Archives: December 18, 2008, 11:59 pm

Securities Docket News Wire for Dec. 18, 2008

SEC charges “Golden Goose” and six others in huge insider trading case. http://is.gd/co0b # Navigant: Subprime mortgage cases filed in fed. court during first 9 months of ’08 already 50% more than in all of ’07. http://is.gd/cnM4 # Credit Suisse To Pay Top Execs’ Bonuses With Illiquid Mortgage Securities. http://is.gd/cnil # Rockland County D.A. investigating Madoff auditor does not know…

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Reader Challenge

Here is a challenge for Securities Docket readers/sleuths: What is the R-rated piece of the SEC’s big insider trading case filed today against the “Golden Goose,” etc. (details of the case previously discussed here)? Please provide your answer in the comments below.

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SEC charges seven in huge “Golden Goose” insider trading case

The SEC today announced that it has charged seven individuals, including several Wall Street professionals, and two companies involved in an insider trading ring.  The SEC alleges that Matthew Devlin, a former registered representative at Lehman Bros., traded on and tipped his clients and friends with confidential, nonpublic information about 13 impending corporate transactions. According to the SEC’s complaint, Devlin…

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SEC Historical Society interviews and archives of Mary Schapiro

The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society has some interesting materials in its collection about incoming SEC Chair Mary Schapiro. Please see the links below: November 2, 2005: In-depth interview (audio and transcript available). October 20, 2005: Enforcement Remedies program, in which she was a panelist along with Ralph Ferrara, Theodore Levine, William McLucas, and Linda Thomsen

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From 0 to 100,000 in 100 days

Thank you to Securities Docket’s fantastic readers, the attorneys and professionals handling high-stakes securities class actions, SEC enforcement and white collar matters at the world’s leading law firms and companies.  Last week, our readers rang up the 100,000th page view on this site.  In a period of just 100 days, Securities Docket has gone from zero of, well, everything to:…

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Thank you to our sponsors

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