Daily Archives: July 10, 2009, 9:16 pm

Professor Among Witnesses Invited to Testify at “Preventing Unfair Trading by Government Officials” Hearing

Augusta State University professor Brigitte Ziobrowski has been asked to testify before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Monday as part of a hearing on “Preventing Unfair Trading by Government Officials.” As previously discussed here, the hearing will focus on the issue of insider trading by Congress, which is now the subject of a House bill…

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Webcast: 2009 Mid-Year Review (CliffsNotes Version)

Yesterday, Securities Docket hosted a webcast entitled, “2009 Mid-Year Review: Securities Litigation and Enforcement.” Four of the leading bloggers in the field (Kevin LaCroix (The D&O Diary); Tom Gorman (SEC Actions) Francine McKenna (re: the Auditors); and Lyle Roberts (The 10b-5 Daily)) joined me for a look at the events and developments of the first six months of 2009, and provided some very interesting insights. The CliffsNotes version is available here.

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Securities Docket A.M. News Wire for July 10, 2009

Judge Declines to Grant Mistrial Over Jury Unrest in Refco Fraud Case; Lawsuit claims Parlux board hobbled auditors; Archived Version/Presentation Materials Available for July 9 Webcast — 2009 Mid-Year Review: Securities Litig. and Enf.; Madoff Trustee Says 15,400 Claims Were Filed; Madoff Will Not Appeal 150-Year Sentence; SEC’s Lori Richards says decision to leave Director of OCIE post wasn’t tied to the Madoff case; Lehman Brothers Legal Bills Crack $100 Million; Jefferson “Cash in the Freezer” Photos Emerge From FCPA Trial; and more.

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

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