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By Securities Docket on April 29, 2019, 5:07 pm
Lisa Osofsky, a former FBI lawyer who took over at the SFO last August, aims to work with HM Revenue and Customs to uncover wrongdoing by offering tax evaders the opportunity to wear a recording device in exchange for reduced jail time. “You can spend 20 years in jail for what you did or wear a […]
By Securities Docket on April 29, 2019, 5:06 pm
An uptick in white-collar prosecutions by the Trump administration could bring relief to high-end defense lawyers, who have been searching for work after years of declining federal prosecutions. via Uptick in Trump white collar prosecutions may ease lawyers’ pain – Reuters.
By Securities Docket on April 29, 2019, 8:35 am
A revised agreement between Mr. Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission, filed in federal court in Manhattan on Friday, spells out just when Mr. Musk must “obtain the preapproval of any experienced securities lawyer” employed by Tesla before posting on Twitter or other social media. The list includes comments about the electric-car company’s financial […]
By Securities Docket on April 29, 2019, 8:21 am
The former chief executive of Heartland Payment Systems Inc agreed to pay a $250,628 civil fine to settle U.S. insider trading charges that he tipped his longtime romantic partner about the payment processor’s $4.3 billion takeover by Global Payments Inc. Robert Carr, who founded Heartland, did not admit or deny wrongdoing in agreeing to the […]
By Securities Docket on April 29, 2019, 8:17 am
Disclosure and the concepts of materiality, comparability, flexibility, efficiency and responsibility have been, and continue to be, the bedrock principles that make our public capital markets the most fair and efficient markets in the world. Today, I will take a page from our disclosure rulebook and give you a look at the Securities and Exchange […]