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By Securities Docket on February 24, 2017, 5:57 pm
The questions facing the SEC are the same ones that it has faced many times before, but which events have now rendered acute.
By Securities Docket on February 24, 2017, 10:12 am
How long does the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have to bring a lawsuit asking for disgorgement of unlawful gains? The United States Supreme Court will decide that issue this term in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Under federal law, no “action, suit or proceeding for the enforcement of any civil fine, penalty, or […]
By Securities Docket on February 24, 2017, 10:10 am
Jacob “Kobi” Alexander, the former CEO of Long Island software firm Comverse Technology who fled to Africa to avoid fraud charges, was sentenced Thursday in Brooklyn federal court to 30 months in prison. Alexander, 64, an Israeli citizen who founded digital voicemail pioneer Comverse in 1982, returned last year to plead guilty to securities fraud […]