Year: 2007

The Week In Review (October 12-18, 2007): A Typical Week Ends With Lingering Questions About SEC Charging Policies

The week looked like many others.  A settlement in a large options backdating class action suit; the filing of a settled financial fraud case by the SEC with a significant penalty despite cooperation; another case against a hedge fund; and

Return to The Den of Thieves?

The SEC and DOJ have been waging a renewed and reinvigorated battle on insider trading, bringing more high profile cases this year than perhaps since the late 1980s.  Indeed, many have described the Guttenberg litigation (discussed here) as perhaps the most