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This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending March 3, 2017)

The Commission prevailed in another trial. The action centered on fraud in connection with a securities lending transaction. The agency also brought another suspicious trading case this week. The action centered on the acquisition by Softbank of Fortress Investments in

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SEC Wins Freeze of $29 Million in Alleged Insider Trading Profits

Insider trading is a key enforcement priority as well as a controversial topic. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan and the SEC have brought a series of highly successful and high profile insider trading cases. As those cases unfolded controversy

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SEC Secures Freeze of $4.6 Million in “Suspicious” Trading Profits

SEC wins freeze order over millions of dollars in possible insider trading profits against unknown traders.

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Insider trading continues to be a key enforcement priority for the SEC as reflected in the two recently filed cases. One is a “suspicious trading” case filed against unknown purchasers. The other is a “friends and family” against a lawyer

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