Daily Archives: April 22, 2009, 10:00 pm

Securities Docket News Wire for April 22, 2009

N.Y. Comptroller Bans Placement Agents for State Pension Fund. http://bit.ly/hpsZx #sdx # Senators Propose Additional $20mn for SEC Enforcement. http://bit.ly/qZolH #sdx # Former U.S. Attorneys Johnny Sutton and John Ratcliffe Join New Ashcroft Law Firm. http://bit.ly/17jOQE #sdx # Former GC of Peregrine Systems Sentenced to One Day in Custody, 6 Months Home Detention for Role in Alleged Fraud. http://bit.ly/sZXsW #sdx…

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Former GC of Peregrine Systems Sentenced to One Day in Custody Plus Six Months Home Detention for Role in Alleged Fraud

Richard Nelson, the former general counsel of Peregrine Systems, has been sentenced to one day in custody and six months of home detention for his role in an alleged accounting fraud at the company.  The National Law Journal reports that Nelson also was ordered to pay a $20,000 fine and provide 200 hours of community service.  He has already served…

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