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By Securities Docket on August 15, 2013, 2:14 pm
The SEC lost its recent Supreme Court battle over when the clock begins to tick on its five-year statute of limitations to bring fraud cases. It may still win the war on this issue, however, if legislation being developed by U.S. Senator Jack Reed of Rhode Island becomes law. Reuters reports that Sen. Reed is […]
By Securities Docket on May 31, 2013, 10:51 am
Remember 1995? It was a long time ago, so you can be forgiven for not recalling much of it. To re-orient you: it was President Clinton’s first term; the Oklahoma City bombing happened in April; a jury found O.J. Simpson not guilty of two murders; Apple was still trying to sell the Newton. And Total, […]
By Securities Docket on May 23, 2013, 6:25 am
The outcome involves high stakes for both Cohen and the government, experts tracking the case said. Prosecutors have been working their way up the hierarchy at the hedge fund for years, they said, and this case gives them their best shot at Cohen — if they can act before the five-year statute of limitations lapses […]
By Securities Docket on March 6, 2013, 11:58 am
Wyly argues that Supreme Court’s Gabelli decision shows SEC waited too long to sue him for civil penalties for alleged insider trading.
By Securities Docket on March 1, 2013, 10:02 am
The Supreme Court’s decision puts increased pressure on the S.E.C. to pursue its investigations “with greater alacrity and not let them gather dust.”
By Securities Docket on February 27, 2013, 4:14 pm
Supreme Court limits authority of SEC to seek civil penalties over conduct that is more than five years old.
By Securities Docket on January 9, 2013, 10:44 am
Supreme Court voices skepticism over bid by SEC to relax time limits for seeking civil penalties in fraud cases.
By Securities Docket on July 19, 2012, 11:52 am
SEC racing against the five-year statute of limitations.