Daily Archives: January 27, 2012, 11:43 pm

Greater Penalties for Insider Trading – NYTimes.com

Under proposed amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines announced last week, recommended punishments for insider trading are likely to increase in response to Congressional pressure to ratchet up sentences for securities fraud. That will put even more pressure on defendants to cooperate with the government in the hope of receiving a reduced penalty. via Greater Penalties for Insider Trading –…

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Changes in the Plaintiffs’ Class Action Bar and the Changing World of Shareholder Litigation: The D&O Diary

The changing mix of corporate and securities litigation is a recent phenomenon on which I have frequently commented on this blog. While identifying the fact of the change is relatively straightforward, explaining it is more challenging. According to a January 11, 2012 article in The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation entitled “Shareholder Litigation After the Fall of an Iron Curtain”,…

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