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By Securities Docket on June 24, 2019, 10:45 am
Andrew D. Goldstein is joining Cooley as a litigation partner in the firm’s Washington, DC, and New York offices. He arrives from the Special Counsel’s Office at the US Department of Justice, where he served as senior assistant special counsel. Goldstein also is the former chief of the public corruption unit of the US Attorney’s […]
By Securities Docket on June 24, 2019, 10:41 am
A former SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager had his conviction for insider trading tossed out after a judge said current law no longer supports his guilty plea. Richard S. Lee pleaded guilty in 2013 days before SAC Capital was indicted for orchestrating a massive insider-trading scheme. Lee, who cooperated with prosecutors before seeking to […]
By Securities Docket on June 24, 2019, 10:40 am
Walmart Inc said on Thursday it will pay $282 million to settle a seven-year-long investigation into whether its overseas units in Mexico, Brazil, China and India violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The retailer will pay more than $144 million to settle charges by the Securities and Exchange Commission and about $138 million to […]
By Securities Docket on June 24, 2019, 10:39 am
Unless the Supreme Court or Congress intervenes, some SEC defendants will have access to federal court juries and some will not despite similar allegations and punishments put forth by the SEC. via SEC’s In-House Judge System Denies Access to Juries | ThinkAdvisor.
By Securities Docket on June 24, 2019, 10:36 am
Robert Jackson, one of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s four commissioners, said the agency should consider publishing new guidance on chief executives’ use of social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook, in the wake of controversies involving Tesla founder Elon Musk. “Without prejudging a particular matter, it might be time for us to come […]
By Securities Docket on June 24, 2019, 10:35 am
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Jeannie S. Rhee, a former United States Deputy Assistant Attorney General and most recently a leading prosecutor in the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, is joining the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in the Washington, DC office. Ms. Rhee will […]