Monthly Archives: October 2015

Prosecution of Corporate Crime Has Plummeted Under Obama Administration: Report — IB Times

The analysis by Syracuse University finds that the government’s criminal prosecution of corporations has dropped 29 percent in the past decade — particularly remarkable as the decline not only followed headline-grabbing scandals at financial, accounting and energy firms but also occurred even as the number of corporate crime cases referred to prosecutors has increased. via Prosecution of Corporate Crime Has…

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SEC Trims Use of In-House Judges – WSJ

Now, the agency is sending fewer serious contested cases to its own judges, according to a new analysis by the Journal. A review of 160 cases affecting more than 500 defendants shows that in the three months through September, the SEC sent just 11%—four of 36—of its contested cases to its administrative law judges. That was down from 40% in…

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Hillary Clinton Pledges to Redefine Insider Trading, Self-Fund SEC | Compliance Week

The Supreme Court announced this week that it will let stand the Second Circuit’s landmark insider trading decision in U.S. v. Newman. Hillary Clinton, however, says that as President she would not do the same, and that she would propose legislation to “clarify” the law post-Newman. via Hillary Clinton Pledges to Redefine Insider Trading, Self-Fund SEC | Compliance Week

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