Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (May 23, 2008)

The FCPA, option backdating and insider trading were again the key themes in securities litigation. DOJ continued a high profile and potentially politically charged FCPA inquiry, while the SEC filed a settled options backdating case and the Commission brought two

Part XVI: SEC Enforcement Trends And Priorities, 2008

In the Spring 2007, the SEC’s Enforcement Division formed a subprime task force as the market crises deepened. Initially, Chairman Cox told Congress that the SEC is investigation whether sellers of portfolios of subprime mortgages packed into securities provided proper