Daily Archives: July 16, 2009, 10:50 pm

David Onorato Joins Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in New York

David J. Onorato has joined law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP as a partner in its New York office. The firm announced today that Onorato has joined its United States litigation practice group, focusing on matters involving securities and complex financial products. Onorato also will work with the firm’s global white-collar and investigations team. Previously, Onorato was the Deputy General…

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DOJ’s Use of Deferred Prosecution Agreements Continues in Force Under Obama Administration

The DOJ’s use of deferred prosecution agreements in white collar criminal matters has continued under the Obama administration, and many more such agreements may be coming in the months ahead.  Dow Jones Newswires reports that the DOJ has entered into 10 of these agreements through June 2009, slightly ahead of the pace from 2008. Gibson Dunn partner Joseph Warin stated…

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Securities Docket A.M. News Wire for July 16, 2009

Ex-Fund Manager Samuel Israel III Has 2 Years Added to Sentence for Fleeing; Madoff ex-accountant Friehling takes step toward resolving case; Australia: Investigation of possible insider trading in Alliance Resources shares before govt. approved uranium mine. US to unveil hedge fund legislation; SEC Charges 11 Individuals for Insider Trading Ahead of Merger Announcements; Calpers Sues Three Leading Credit Agencies Claiming Losses Caused by “Wildly Inaccurate” Ratings; SEC Issues Wells Notice to Morgan Keegan & Co.; Victims of Stanford fraud to be heard; and more.

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