Year: 2009

This Week In Securities Litigation (January 9, 2009)

This week, the Madoff scandal continued to dominate securities litigation news. Congressional hearings opened in the House of Representatives about the matter with testimony from the SEC’s Inspector General, who is conducting an internal inquiry regarding the Commission’s investigative efforts

The SEC And The Madoff Scandal: Can The Commission Restore Confidence In Its Ability To Protect Investors?

Disclosures regarding the Madoff scandal continue to paint a grim picture for the SEC’s ability to fulfill its statutory obligations. The Senate banking committee sent the SEC an extensive document request in preparation for hearings about the agency’s role in