Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (May 16, 2008)

Option Backdating A study published by NERA Economic Consulting last week stated that settlements to date in shareholder option backdating cases are lower than in other shareholder litigation. In fact, the study found that the typical settlement was less than

The SEC Files Another Settled FCPA Case

The SEC filed a settled civil injunctive action against Willbros Group, Inc. The complaint also named four former employees: Jason Steph (a supervisory employee in Nigeria), Gerald Jansen (an administrative supervisor in Nigeria), Lloyd Biggers (an employee in Nigeria) and