Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (June 6, 2008)

Insider trading, options backdating and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act continued to dominate securities litigation. In insider trading, this week yielded heavy criminal penalties, while an SEC options backdating case again suggests shifting prosecution standards, while raising the issue of

The War On Insider Trading Continues — Two More SEC Cases

On Wednesday, the campaign on insider trading continued with two more insider trading cases being filed. One case is a settled action brought against an attorney. A second named the Chief Executive Officer of a medical instrumentation company, who did