Year: 2007

The Week In Review (December 21-27, 2007): Securities Suits Are Up As The War on Insider Trading Continues Abroad

The number of securities class action suits had been declining – until this year. According to a newly published report by NERA Economic Consulting, securities class action suits will increase this year by about 58%, to 207 new filings compared

Week in Review (December 14-20, 2007): A Major Government Report, A Scandal Continues and New Turns in the Brocade Cases

Last week, the SEC was chastised for inefficiencies which may be impeding its war on insider trading. At the same time, the Refco scandal continued to unfold, while the Brocade Communications option backdating cases of Gregory Reyes and Stephanie Jensen