Daily Archives: May 28, 2009, 5:56 pm

U.S. Attorney Jeffrey Taylor to join Ernst & Young in D.C.

U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jeffrey Taylor will join Ernst & Young as the Americas leader of the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services area, the Blog of the Legal Times reports.  Taylor announced his resignation today, effective tomorrow, and will reportedly join Ernst & Young’s Washington, D.C. office next month. Read the Blog of the Legal Times article

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Updating the BlackBook

Securities Docket’s BlackBook industry directory continues to be a popular page on this site, with thousands of page views to date. Does your company belong in the BlackBook? To list your company (free!), or to obtain a Featured Listing, please contact us.

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Argus Settles Madoff-Related Class Actions

Argus Group Holdings Ltd. announced yesterday that it has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit pending in the SDNY relating to losses stemming from the Bernard Madoff fraud. Plaintiffs in the case are international life insurance customers who sued Argus, Argus International Life Bermuda Ltd., and ten other funds, money managers and companies, when the value of their policies…

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Securities Docket A.M. News Wire for May 28, 2009

Conn. Senate Approves First State Hedge Fund Regulation in USA; “Golden Goose” Nina Devlin, whose husband allegedly led insider trading ring, hired by NY P.R. firm Edelman; Australia’s Centro Property plans to sue its own auditor, PwC, as part of its defense against a securities class action; Estranged wife of R. Allen Stanford seeks to intervene in SEC lawsuit to protect her half-interest in his assets; Pequot Capital To Close In Face Of Insider Trading Probe; and more.

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