Year: 2009

This Week In Securities Litigation (June 26, 2009)

The proposals in the Treasury White Paper for market reform gathered momentum this week. SEC Chairman Schapiro and CFTC Chairman Gensler testified on Capitol Hill in favor of the regulatory proposals in the paper regarding OTC derivatives. The SEC also

More Ponzi Schemes: A Sign of the Times Or Renewed Enforcement?

Ponzi schemes. Enforcement officials typically claim that these schemes are difficult to detect. In the wake of Ponzi scheme king Bernard Madoff, and one who may be vying for the top spot in fraudulent investment scheme world, Robert Allen Stanford,