Daily Archives: November 14, 2017, 1:35 pm

Wall Street Fines Fall During First Year of Trump Administration, Research Shows – WSJ

Penalties levied by the Securities and Exchange Commission dropped to a four-year low during the latest fiscal year, showing how a more friendly tone from regulators and the transition of political power can yield relief for Wall Street. Total penalties ordered through SEC enforcement actions fell 15.5% last year to about $3.5 billion, the lowest total since 2013, according to…

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Gibson Dunn & Crutcher continues City push as Bird & Bird hires in Europe

Gibson Dunn bolstered its UK disputes and white-collar crime capabilities with the hire of Sacha Harber-Kelly. He joins from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), where he worked for 10 years, most recently as a prosecutor in the anti-corruption and bribery division. Harber-Kelly acted on the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with Rolls-Royce, the largest investigation carried out by the regulator, and…

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