Daily Archives: July 24, 2009, 5:35 pm

Web Watch: Best Blog Posts and Columns For the Week Ending July 24

Here is the weekly summary for Securities Docket’s Web Watch (”This Week’s Best Blog Posts and Columns”): CROSS BORDER (July 24, 2009): Did CEO’s tweet violate quiet period? Ruby Tuesday CEO Sandy Beall’s message on Twitter didn’t violate Reg FD. The question is whether his tweet broke SEC rules around public stock offerings. LESTER BRICKMAN, FORBES.COM (July 23, 2009): No…

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UK: FSA Quadruples Team Investigating Ponzi Schemes

In the UK, the Financial Services Authority stated that it has more than quadrupled the size of the investigation team looking at Ponzi schemes.  The team has gone from fewer than ten people to more than 40 lawyers, forensic accountants and prosecutors after a large increase in the number of cases. According to the Times Online, the FSA also stated…

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Lousy Job of the Week: Piecing Shredded Documents Back Together

Some lucky person or persons in the federal prosecutor’s office will apparently have responsibility for “re-assembl[ing] the contents of three bags of shredded documents” that are sought as evidence in the R. Allen Stanford case.  Don’t worry, though, it should only take about two months. Bloomberg reports that federal prosecutors told U.S. Magistrate Judge Barry Seltzer yesterday that within the…

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Securities Docket A.M. News Wire for July 24, 2009

Hedge-Fund Manager Ribotsky Investigated for Fraud; S. Korea: Probe of Insider Trading Involving OCI Launched; Insider Twitting, Canadian Edition; SEC v. Dorozhko: Second Circuit Dispenses With Fiduciary Duty Requirement in Hacker Insider Trading Case; SEC Charges Foreign Trader, Entities In False-News Scheme; Wrap Up: Hot Tips, Twitter and Insider Trading. Report: SEC Issues Wells Notices to AIG Financial Products Executives.

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