Year: 2009

THIS WEEK IN SECURITIES LITIGATION (August 21, 2009)

The SEC and the CFTC continue to implement the directive in the Treasury White Paper to harmonize their respective regulatory schemes, announcing two meetings in September to consider public comment on the question. The SEC also issued another proposed short

THE REYES DECISION: DID THE COURT MISS THE KEY ISSUE?

Option backdating cases continue to be a focus of the regulators and the courts. The Brocade option backdating case, and the charges brought against its former CEO Gregory Reyes, were the first and perhaps the most high profile of these

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