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By Securities Docket on December 3, 2012, 3:02 pm
But one person whose opinion counts more than most is Andrew Watson, a partner at Maurice Blackburn who runs the law firm’s class actions business. As the man behind every major shareholder class action in this country, Watson is feared by listed company boards. He has won nine-figure settlement sums from National Australia Bank over […]
By Securities Docket on December 3, 2012, 2:05 pm
But none of these factors explains why the SEC is losing in court. In marked contrast, U.S. attorneys have been highly successful in prosecuting insider-trading cases, and they have to meet the higher standard of “proof beyond a reasonable doubt.” …. What then is a feasible answer? The most logical response would be for the […]