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By Securities Docket on January 26, 2009, 11:59 pm
SEC’s Linda Thomsen and Lori Richards Among Those Set to Testify in Senate Madoff Hearing Tuesday. http://is.gd/hi8p # NERA Report: Trends in Canadian Securities Class Actions: 1997-2008, Canada Strikes its Own Course. http://is.gd/hi0Q # Madoff clients who made money told to “lay low.” http://is.gd/hhX4 # FINRA Probing U.S. Brokerages That Referred Customers to Madoff. http://is.gd/hhzY […]
By Securities Docket on January 26, 2009, 5:35 pm
You’ll need 21 minutes or so to get through it all, but this interesting CNBC video contains Maria Bartiromo’s exclusive interview with former Merrill CEO John Thain, who discusses the Bank of America merger, what Bank of America knew about Merrill’s financial situation, bonus payments, and his culpability in the company’s current financial situation.
By Securities Docket on January 26, 2009, 1:19 pm
Linda Thomsen, the SEC’s Director of Enforcement, and Lori Richards, the SEC’s Director of the Office of Compliance, Inspections and Examinations will testify at a Congressional hearing on Tuesday of this week into Bernard Madoff’s alleged $50 billion fraud, the Senate Banking Committee said on Monday. According to the Senate Banking Committee’s website, the full […]
By Securities Docket on January 26, 2009, 6:51 am
On January 14, Judge Alvin W. Thompson of the U.S. District Court in Connecticut awarded plaintiffs’ counsel $120 million in attorneys’ fees, plus $3.3 million in costs, in the securities class action settlement in the Xerox case. The Connecticut Law Tribune reports that the award relates to the $750 million settlement that Xerox agreed to […]
By Securities Docket on January 26, 2009, 6:33 am
Elbit Imaging Ltd. announced today that the District Court of Haifa in Israel has dismissed a purported securities class action against the company. The court ruled that the case was “inadequate” to be litigated as a class action. Elbit announced that the case was filed against it in the District Court of Haifa in November […]
By Securities Docket on January 26, 2009, 6:13 am
Chuck Rosenberg, former United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, has joined law firm Hogan & Hartson as a partner in the firm’s Washington, DC office. The firm announced that Rosenberg has joined its litigation practice group and will focus his practice on federal white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, and civil litigation. […]