Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (April 11, 2008 edition)

This week, the Ninth Circuit handed down a significant parallel proceedings ruling. At the same time the SEC brought another in a series of financial fraud cases, while the U.S Attorney in New York resolved the last of the criminal

Part I: SEC Enforcement Trends and Priorities, 2008

Last year the SEC Enforcement Division brought a record number of cases: • 1776 investigations; • 262 civil actions; and • 394 administrative proceedings. In these cases the Division obtained $520,000,000 in disgorgement and penalties. The statistics suggest that the