Month: March 2009

Part IV: SEC Enforcement Trends, 2009: Insider Trading

Insider trading has long been a high priority of SEC enforcement. Last year, the number of insider trading cases brought by the agency increased by about 25%, according to SEC statistics. Beyond the statistics, the emphasis on insider trading is

More Settlements In the “Merrill Lynch/Business Week” Insider Trading Case

The SEC announced its latest settlements in the “Merrill Lynch/Business Week” insider trading case on Friday, an action which involved a wide spread serial insider trading ring. These settlements were with defendants Nickolaus Shuster, Juan C. Renteria, Jr. and Monika