Daily Archives: June 21, 2017, 11:08 am

General Services Administration kicks off search for new SEC HQ – Washington Business Journal

The federal government has officially kicked off its search for a new headquarters for the Securities and Exchange Commission, which has been located in space near Union Station in Northeast D.C. for more than a decade. The General Services Administration issued a presolicitation Monday seeking nearly 1.3 million square feet for the SEC as an alternative to the agency’s current…

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Former Assistant Attorney General, Leader of Criminal Div. to Join Firm — Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Leslie R. Caldwell will join the firm’s San Francisco office as a partner in the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice in September. Caldwell most recently served as the Presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Division. She is a nationally renowned white collar lawyer…

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Plaintiffs Firms Earn Almost $1B in Fees From 2016 Securities Class Action Settlements | Law.com

Last year was a big one for high-dollar settlements in securities class actions—and for the plaintiffs lawyers representing investors, who took in nearly $1 billion in legal fees and expenses in connection with settlements finalized in 2016. Settlements in 13 securities class actions that came to points of resolution in 2016 made it onto an annual list of the top…

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