Daily Archives: July 3, 2009, 11:36 pm

Web Watch: Best Blog Posts and Columns For the Week Ending July 3

Here is the weekly summary for Securities Docket’s Web Watch (”This Week’s Best Blog Posts and Columns”): LUCIUS T. OUTLAW III, MAYER BROWN (July 1, 2009): Texas Federal Court Widens Door to Internal Investigation Materials The court’s reasoning that the concern for possible impending litigation must be the “primary motivation” of an internal investigation for the work product privilege to…

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New Opportunities for SEC Bounty Hunters

In SEC Inspector General H. David Kotz’s July 1, 2009 letter to Congressman Paul E. Kanjorski previewing his office’s recommendations for modifying the federal securities laws based on its ongoing investigation into the SEC’s efforts in the Madoff case, Kotz suggests expanding the SEC’s bounty program.  Specifically, Kotz recommends that Congress authorize bounties for information leading to the recovery of…

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Securities Docket A.M. News Wire for July 3, 2009

Merkin Says His Clients Knew About His Madoff Investments. http://bit.ly/15qKYd # Siemens Settles With World Bank on Bribes. http://bit.ly/AkHPR # Judge in Pang Case Rules in Favor of SEC, Continues Asset Freeze. http://bit.ly/pFbj9 # Madoff Kickbacks Alleged in Austria. http://bit.ly/VfRv3 # Japan FSA Appoints Katsunori Mikuniya As New Chief. http://bit.ly/139Ek9 # Judge in SEC case against Stanford wants proof money…

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Guest Column: Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Involvement in the Flowserve Decision May Bode Well for Securities Plaintiffs

Re-posted for those who did not catch it over the holiday weekend:

Guest columnist Justin N. Saif of law firm Berman DeValerio writes that a recent Fifth Circuit opinion that revived a securities class action and included language strongly supportive of securities plaintiffs is attracting plenty of attention, not least because retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor sat on the panel.

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

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