Year: 2007

Insider Trading – “Pillow Talk” Cases

Yesterday, the SEC settled one of its leading “pillow talk” insider trading cases, SEC v. Rockledge, Civil Action No. 05-10074 (D. Mass. Filed Jan. 12, 2005).  In this case, the SEC’s complaint alleged that Scott M. Rockledge, Chairman and CEO

The Week in Securities Litigation (August 27-31, 2007): Options Backdating and Insider Trading

This week, one on-going scandal continued, while another expanded.  The seemingly endless options backdating scandal continued.  For months, the SEC has reportedly had over 140 companies and untold numbers of individuals under scrutiny from for options back dating practices. While