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By Securities Docket on August 9, 2017, 5:16 pm
Securities Docket welcomes your nominations for our updated ‘Enforcement 40’ — the 40 best and brightest securities enforcement defense professionals in the industry.
By Securities Docket on August 9, 2017, 1:03 pm
K&L Gates has just pulled in its second top lawyer in the past year from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. This time it’s Neil Smith, former senior counsel in the SEC’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Unit. After investigating FCPA cases globally over the last seven years for the SEC, Smith joined the firm July […]
By Securities Docket on August 9, 2017, 1:02 pm
The 48-year-old is launching the weekly show “Stay Tuned With Preet,” in partnership with WNYC Studios, a subsidiary of New York Public Radio. The podcast will be produced by Some Spider Studios, a media company owned by Bharara’s brother, Vinit, where Preet Bharara became an executive vice president earlier this year. via Fired by Trump, […]
By Securities Docket on August 9, 2017, 12:48 pm
The Trump administration is considering naming Geoffrey S. Berman, a law partner of the former New York City mayor and ally of the president — Rudolph W. Giuliani, to assume the powerful position of United States attorney in Manhattan, according to two people familiar with the matter. via Trump May Nominate a Giuliani Law Partner […]
By Securities Docket on August 9, 2017, 12:46 pm
But many lawyers in the industry have been warning entrepreneurs that just because a coin is intended to serve as a payment method does not mean that it cannot also be categorized as a security. Nick Morgan, formerly a lawyer in the SEC’s enforcement division, said the security label was likely to apply to any […]