Monthly Archives: May 2014

Behind major US case against shareholder suits, a tale of two professors | Reuters

The intellectual jousting match between Grundfest and Pritchard is no longer just academic. Any day now, in the case Halliburton Co v. Erica P. John Fund, the Supreme Court will decide the future of securities fraud class actions, litigation that has generated more than $80 billion in settlements and untold billions more in legal fees. Grundfest and Pritchard filed competing…

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SEC Enforcement Director: What Empowered Compliance Looks Like – Compliance Week

During a keynote speech at the Compliance Week 2014 conference, Securities and Exchange Commission Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney provided some insight on what an empowered compliance function looks like. He also offered a four-question test that companies should ask themselves to determine the effectiveness of their compliance programs. via SEC Enforcement Director: What Empowered Compliance Looks Like – Compliance Week.

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