Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (October 17, 2008)

This week, SEC enforcement actions focused on market manipulation and insider trading. The Second Circuit handed down a decision which may be of increasing importance as the current market crisis continues to spawn litigation, while the option backdating scandal inched

The SEC’s Continuing Efforts On The Market Crisis

As efforts to quell the current market crisis continue, the SEC extended a temporary market rules regarding short selling. At the same time, the agency reiterated its requests for additional regulatory authority from Congress over credit default swaps while discussing