Daily Archives: June 2, 2009, 10:45 pm

Meredith Kotler Joins Cleary Gottlieb in New York

Meredith E. Kotler has joined law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as a partner in the firm’s New York office.  The firm announced yesterday that Kotler has joined its litigation and arbitration practice, where she will advise on commercial, securities and corporate governance litigation, as well as securities enforcement and appellate matters. From 1998 to 2004, Ms. Kotler served…

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Report: SEC’s IG Opens Investigation Into Alleged Staff Misconduct in Mark Cuban Case

In the SEC Inspector General’s Semiannual Report to Congress released yesterday, the OIG states that it has opened an investigation into a complaint received from counsel for a defendant in an SEC Enforcement action, alleging numerous instances of misconduct by several Enforcement staff members during the course of the investigation that resulted in the filing of the action. These allegations…

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Today’s Testimony of SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro Before Senate Subcommittee

Today, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations’ Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government.  A copy of her prepared testimony is available here.  Key sections of her testimony are laid out below: »»REINVIGORATING SEC ENFORCEMENT *** Our Division of Enforcement has been working diligently. Since the end of January, • We have filed at…

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Securities Docket A.M. News Wire for June 2, 2009

SEC Wins Jury Verdict Against Former K Mart CEO Based On False MD&A; SEC Insp. Gen. Probes Allegations Of Misconduct in Mark Cuban Insider Trading Case; Securities class action lawyer Gene Cauley pleads guilty to fed. charges of stealing more than $9 mn of clients’ money; Former Enron Exec Could Get Home Confinement After Plea; SEC Inspector Cites Progress in Madoff Inquiry; and more.

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