Month: May 2007

Backdated Options: Round Two — How Many More?

Today the SEC began round two of its options backdating cases. Previously, the securities enforcement agency has brought civil law enforcement actions against individual corporate officers and directors alleging securities fraud centered on option backdating schemes. In some instances, those

Barclays Bank Settles SEC Insider Trading Case Involving “Big Boy Letters”

The SEC continued its aggressive campaign against insider trading today, filing a settled civil injunctive action against Barclays Bank and one of its directors, Steven J. Landzberg.  This is the latest in a series of aggressive insider trading cases brought