Daily Archives: November 8, 2019, 10:34 am

Judge to Let Cooley Bow Out of Representing Elizabeth Holmes in Theranos Civil Case | The Recorder

A federal judge overseeing civil litigation against blood-testing company Theranos has indicated he will let lawyers at Cooley who have been representing former CEO Elizabeth Holmes withdraw from the case. In a motion filed on Sept. 30, Cooley chairman Stephen Neal, Palo Alto partner-in-charge John Dwyer and associate Jeffrey Lombard asked to bow out of the case, saying Holmes hasn’t…

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on Validity of SEC Disgorgement | Ropes & Gray LLP – JDSupra

The outcome in Liu could seriously undercut the SEC’s enforcement power by taking away one of its most powerful tools, and by encouraging defendants to continue to challenge the SEC’s remedial authority in other contexts, such as suspensions and bars. Additionally, Liu could call into question the power of other regulatory agencies to seek disgorgement. Against this backdrop – and…

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