Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (August 22, 2008)

This week the SEC had a significant courtroom win in the jury trial of a financial fraud case, but another serious loss in its PIPE/hedge fund cases. Another settlement was announced in the auction rate securities probe, following the template

Part III: Self-Reporting And Cooperation — Key Issues

The Department of Justice, like the SEC, offers the prospect of credit in the charging process in exchange of self-reporting and cooperation. Like the Commission, DOJ defines the question of cooperation in terms of furnishing all the facts. Unlike the