Year: 2011

THIS WEEK IN SECURITIES LITIGATION (June 17, 2011)

The Supreme Court drew what it called a clear line between primary and secondary liability in private damage actions under Exchange Act Section 10(b) in a 5-4 decision. This is the last of the securities cases on the Court’s docket

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MORE CALLS TO AMEND THE FCPA

The Department of Justice has declared this to be a “new era” of FCPA enforcement. No doubt that is correct. This new era is characterized by an aggressive application of the statutes by enforcement officials, increasing amounts being paid to

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