Daily Archives: June 5, 2009, 5:28 pm

Web Watch: Best Blog Posts and Columns For the Week Ending June 5

Here is the weekly summary for Securities Docket’s Web Watch (”This Week’s Best Blog Posts and Columns”): THE D&O DIARY (June 5, 2009): What Does The SEC’s Enforcement Action Against Countrywide’s Mozilo Signify? The more interesting question is the extent to which the SEC will be targeting other officials, whether for Rule 10b5-1 plan abuses or for disclosures relating to…

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Thank You to Our Sponsors: Alvarez & Marsal and BDO Consulting

Thank you to Securities Docket website sponsors Alvarez & Marsal and BDO Consulting. Interested in becoming a Securities Docket sponsor? Click here. For 25 years, Alvarez & Marsal has set the standard for working with organizations to tackle complex issues, boost performance and maximize value for stakeholders. Alvarez & Marsal Dispute Analysis & Forensic Services (DA&F) professionals provide critical assistance…

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Key Takeaways from “Compliance Week 2009”

I am back from three days spent in Washington, D.C. for Compliance Week 2009, that publication’s annual conference dedicated to corporate financial, legal, risk, audit and compliance executives at public companies. I have been at the conference twice before, but I believe this year’s was the best to date, for many reasons.  Full details on my key takeaways from the…

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June 15 Webcast – A New Frontier: Best Practices in Fraud Investigations and Emerging Trends in SEC and DOJ Enforcement

Highly-publicized fraud schemes, the change in presidential administration, and the biggest economic downturn in recent history have brought scrutiny on both the SEC and the DOJ and prompted potential changes to both their structures and enforcement priorities. New SEC Chairwoman Mary Shapiro has obtained budget increases and outlined plans to increase the effectiveness of enforcement. At the DOJ, enforcement is…

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