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By Securities Docket on April 17, 2009, 10:00 pm
Web Watch: Best Blog Posts and Columns For the Week Ending April 17. http://bit.ly/15XysI #sdx # SEC and CFTC Continue to Battle “Ponzimonium.” http://bit.ly/KyAKW #sdx # PBS Video: First Television Interview with Mary Schapiro. http://bit.ly/zUa0I #sdx # April 21 Webcast — SEC Enforcement Update: A Wounded Animal is a Dangerous Animal. http://bit.ly/ygC6i #sdx # Dechert […]
By Securities Docket on April 17, 2009, 5:07 pm
Here is the weekly summary for Securities Docket’s Web Watch (”This Week’s Best Blog Posts and Columns”): EDWARDS ANGELL PALMER & DODGE LLP (April 16, 2009): New Jersey Federal Court Dismisses Securities Class Action Complaint as Sanction for Attorney Misconduct The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey recently dismissed a securities […]
By Securities Docket on April 17, 2009, 2:02 pm
SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro gave her first television interview since rejoining the SEC to PBS’ Nightly Business Report. The interview touches on Ponzi schemes, rating agencies, and much more.
By Securities Docket on April 17, 2009, 8:31 am
In a sharp detour from the era of Chairman Christopher Cox, the SEC under new Chairman Mary Shapiro’s leadership has obtained big budget increases that will be used to increase the number of enforcement lawyers. It has also empowered its staff by streamlining procedures relating to the issuance of formal orders of investigation and negotiating […]
By Securities Docket on April 17, 2009, 6:58 am
Law firm Dechert LLP has released its “Survey of Securities Fraud Class Actions Brought Against Life Sciences Companies.” The survey reveals that: 23 different pharmaceutical and biotech companies, along with certain individuals, were sued for alleged securities fraud. In 2008, the majority of the securities fraud lawsuits against such companies focused not on public statements […]
By Securities Docket on April 17, 2009, 6:24 am
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