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By Securities Docket on September 23, 2015, 7:25 pm
But the striking omission in Verrilli’s certiorari petition is its failure to directly take issue with the other portion of the Second Circuit’s ruling, in which that court found that the government presented “no evidence” that Newman and Chiasson knew the tipper had received a personal benefit. For that reason, even if the Supreme Court […]
By Securities Docket on September 23, 2015, 1:45 pm
A man involved in what federal authorities have described as the first bitcoin securities fraud case pleaded guilty on Monday. Trendon Shavers, of McKinney, Texas, pleaded guilty in New York to a count of securities fraud on his 33rd birthday. He told U.S. Magistrate Judge Sarah Netburn that he made false statements to investors. via […]
By Securities Docket on September 23, 2015, 10:37 am
In August, the SEC filed the largest and most important group of “outsider trading” cases in its history, pushing new limits on cybersecurity and securities fraud. Outsider trading is when hackers are charged with securities fraud for trading on illegally exfiltrated/stolen on information. Now, during September, the SEC continued to mark its cybersecurity territory with: […]
By Securities Docket on September 23, 2015, 9:49 am
‘The Big Short,’ a film based on the best-selling book by Michael Lewis about traders who foresaw and profited massively on the collapse of the housing and subprime credit market in 2007-08, will open nationwide on December 23. Check out the trailer and details about the film’s star-studded cast here. via Coming Soon: ‘The Big […]
By Securities Docket on September 23, 2015, 8:55 am
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