The Ninth Circuit’s recent decision calls into question the Second Circuit’s definition of “personal benefit” for insider trading liability in criminal prosecutions.
On July 6, 2015, United States District Court Judge...more
The SEC signals continued scrutiny of asset management firms for all manner of violations — including technical violations first identified in exams.
On February 26, Julie Riewe, the Co-Chief of the SEC’s Asset...more
After a year of “first ever” actions targeting private equity, fund managers should be vigilant, even about seemingly small issues.
In reviewing the results of SEC Enforcement’s fiscal year that ended on September 30,...more
“I would describe the time period we are living through as an era of creative and aggressive enforcement by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC),” said Latham & Watkins partner John Sikora. “The SEC has set a...more
Investment adviser and its owner settle SEC enforcement action for nearly US$2.2 million.
On June 16, 2014, the US Securities and Exchange Commission issued a cease and desist order and assessed a US$300,000 civil...more