- HARVARD LAW SCHOOL CORP. GOV. BLOG (Feb. 11, 2009): Is Investor Protection the Top Priority of SEC Enforcement?
Academic study suggesting that the SEC favors defendants associated with big (listed) firms compared to smaller firms, and also finding tentative support for the hypothesis that SEC officials favor prospective employers.
- HARVARD LAW SCHOOL CORP. GOV. BLOG (Feb. 11, 2009): Madoff – Could it Have Happened in the UK?
Outlining how the alleged Madoff fraud was able to happen, and asking if the same thing could have happened in the UK system.
- THE D&O DIARY (Feb. 11, 2009): Next Up in Credit Crisis Litigation: Bailout Lawsuits?
I tried to anticipate the future direction of the credit crisis litigation wave, but I failed to foresee that there also would be litigation arising from the administration of the remedies.
- SKADDEN ARPS (Feb. 10, 2009): Risk and The Chief Legal Officer: Expanding Exposure
Analyzing expanding exposure facing Chief Legal Officers of US public companies due to increasing focus on the CLO as a central player in the fight for improved corporate governance and compliance, and an increasingly complex legal environment.
- THE RACE TO THE BOTTOM (Feb. 9, 2009): Linda Thomsen: Scapegoat
In short, Thomsen’s hands were tied and now she is being forced to bear the sins of others.
- THE D&O DIARY (Feb. 9, 2009): A Madoff Lawsuit Variant
A new putative class action filed in the SDNY asserts, rather than alleged violations of the federal securities laws, common law claims against all defendants for negligent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment.
- THE D&O DIARY (Feb. 9, 2009): Let’s Get the Facts Right
Commentators continue to repeat the mistaken conclusion that there were fewer lawsuits filed in the second half of 2009, and even to try to discern some significance from a decline that never, in fact, occurred.
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