- PHILIP S. KHINDA, JEFFREY E. MCFADDEN AND MICHAEL C. MILLER, NYLJ (April 10, 2009): The Nuances of Securities Reform
The required change does not need to come at the end of a sledge hammer. Effective securities reform can be the product of a more surgical approach.
- THE D&O DIARY (April 10, 2009): Alleged Anticompetitive Behavior and Follow-on Securities Litigation
An increasingly frequent follow-on effect of a regulatory investigation for allegedly anticompetitive conduct is an ensuing class action lawsuit under the securities laws.
- WRAGEBLOG (April 9, 2009): Training: What Works?
“You have to start out with the assumption that all marketing people are more or less criminals. You have got to pen them in with a set of rules as clear and sharp as barbed wire, or they will run wild.”
- ANN WOOLNER, BLOOMBERG (April 9, 2009): Madoff’s See-No-Evil Advice Didn’t Spook Insiders
I’m no hedge fund manager, but this much I know: If someone handling my clients’ wealth coaches me on what to say to federal agents, I’m going to suspect the guy is doing something wrong.
- ZACHARY GOLDFARB, WASH. POST (April 7, 2009): The SEC’s New Enforcer
Robert Khuzami has a mandate to restore the reputation of an agency whose image as a force against financial crime has been tarnished by the Bernard L. Madoff fraud.
- GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER (April 7, 2009): Subprime-Related Securities Litigation: Early Trends
White Paper providing an overview of current exposures facing companies involved in subprime-related businesses, as well as early trends in subprime-related securities litigation.
- THE D&O DIARY (April 7, 2009): NYAG Civil Fraud Action Against Merkin: Some Interesting Insurance Questions
The NYAG’s complaint against Ezra Merkin raises some potentially complex and even vexing insurance complications, as well.
- LUCINDA FRANKS, THE DAILY BEAST (April 6, 2009): Ruth Madoff’s Private World
Lavish Palm Beach shopping sprees, a sister-in-law in poverty, quiet movie nights—an exclusive look at Ruth Madoff’s life, then and now.
- ROGER PARLOFF, FORTUNE (April 5, 2009): More brazen than Madoff?
Of all the frauds that have come to light in this season of financial pain, none can match the brazen theatricality of the scam allegedly pulled off by superlawyer Marc Dreier.
- HOLLAND & HART SECURITIES DEFENSE BLOG (April 5, 2009): Arbitrary and Capricious Standards Governing Access to the SEC Staff’s Investigative File
The standards governing whether to grant defendants access to the SEC’s investigative file, and their application by the staff, are arbitrary and capricious.
- ROBERT KOLKER, NY MAGAZINE (April 4, 2009): The Impersonator
Like Bernie Madoff, Marc Dreier bilked unsuspecting investors out of many millions of dollars. But Dreier did it with flair.
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