Month: January 2013

This Week In Securities Litigation (Week ending February 1, 2013)

George Canellos and David Burger were appointed, respectively, the Acting Director and Acting Deputy Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement this week. The Division brought two insider trading cases this week as well as a case alleging fraudulent mark-ups

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The SEC Continues to Focus on Investment Fraud Schemes

An analysis of the SEC’s case load demonstrates that actions involving offering and investment fund fraud have declined in the last two years compared to the immediate aftermath of the Madoff debacle (here). Nevertheless, these cases have become a staple

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