Year: 2012

AN SEC ENFORCEMENT STAPLE: PONZI SCHEMES

Ponzi schemes, once thought difficult to detect and stop, are now a stable of SEC enforcement. Virtually every week one or more schemes that have fleeced investors of their hard earned dollars with claims of extravagant returns is uncovered and

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THIS WEEK IN SECURITIES LITIGATION (Week ending April 13, 2012)

The Commission approved sending a staff study to Congress this week, as required by Dodd-Frank, which presents “options” for extending the reach of Section 10(b) in private damage actions beyond the limitations set by the Supreme Court in Morrison. One

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