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By Securities Docket on May 28, 2009, 11:36 am
Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs) have been the focus of much attention and ire in the wake of the credit crisis. But litigation over these structured financial products has been largely overshadowed by more high profile actions, such as subprime class actions and Ponzi scheme litigation. That could change in the coming months as a number […]
By Securities Docket on May 28, 2009, 11:19 am
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By Securities Docket on May 28, 2009, 10:37 am
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 […]
By Securities Docket on May 28, 2009, 6:55 am
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.
By Securities Docket on May 27, 2009, 9:53 pm
Haywood Gilliam has joined law firm Covington & Burling as a partner in its San Francisco office. The firm announced yesterday that Gilliam has joined its white collar defense and investigations group. Gilliam previously served as a federal prosecutor for nearly eight years. From 2004 to 2006, he served as chief of the Securities Fraud […]
By Securities Docket on May 27, 2009, 4:33 pm
The civil case against former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy is now in the hands of the court, after both sides finished post-trial summaries Tuesday. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Allwin Horn will decide the case, as a jury was waived by consent of the parties. As previously discussed here, shareholders suing on behalf of HealthSouth allege […]
By Securities Docket on May 27, 2009, 4:19 pm
The UK’s resurgent FSA struck again today, as five men and a woman were arrested on suspicion of insider trading after raids in London and Essex, England. “It’s clear that the FSA is stepping up its criminal investigation arm,” said Gerallt Owen, a regulatory lawyer at Crowell & Moring LLP in London who advised a […]
By Securities Docket on May 27, 2009, 4:11 pm
Eric B. Halper has joined law firm McKool Smith as senior counsel in its New York office.The firm announced today that Halper has joined its International White Collar Litigation practice. Halper joins McKool Smith from Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York, where he focused on white collar criminal defense, securities enforcement actions, securities and […]
By Securities Docket on May 27, 2009, 3:58 pm
The archived version of today’s webcast (“Calling off an M&A Deal: Legal and Damage Ramifications)” and the presentation materials are now available here.
By Securities Docket on May 27, 2009, 1:10 pm
The presentation materials for today’s webcast (2 pm Eastern) entitled “Calling off an M&A Deal: Legal and Damage Ramifications” are now available here. Please visit the link below to download the presentation. Materials: “Calling off an M&A Deal: Legal and Damage Ramifications”