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By Securities Docket on February 26, 2014, 12:32 pm
Victims of R. Allen Stanford’s $7 billion Ponzi scheme can sue law firms and other third parties on allegations they aided the fraud, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. The court, in a 7-2 ruling written by Justice Stephen Breyer, said the victims’ class-action lawsuits were allowed even though a 1998 federal law largely prohibits state-law […]
By Securities Docket on April 16, 2012, 1:38 pm
SEC officials say Dodd-Frank’s changes to “aiding and abetting” standard is increasing number of SEC enforcement actions.