Year: 2011

THIS WEEK IN SECURITIES LITIGATION (August 19, 2011)

The SEC is about to become entangled in another scandal according to reports in the New York Times this week. The latest involves the destruction of documents according to press reports. The Supreme Court’s ruling on what constitutes primary liability

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PCAOB CONSIDERS MANDATORY AUDIT FIRM ROTATION

Auditor independence is a key provision in the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002. In the wake of the Enron, Worldcom and other scandals the Act focused in part on auditor independence and audit quality, creating the Public Company Accounting Oversight

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