Mintz Levin - Securities Litigation & Compliance Matters

Massachusetts SJC Rules on Fiduciary Duties Owed to and By...

A recent decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), Selmark Associates v. Ehrlich, illustrates the complex web of fiduciary obligations owed to and by shareholder-employees in a closely held corporation under…more

| Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law, Business Torts, Securities Law

The SEC Speaks About FCPA

On February 21-22, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission held its annual “SEC Speaks” conference in Washington, D.C. On the first day of the conference, Kara Brockmeyer, Chief of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act…more

| Criminal Law, Business Torts, International Law & Trade, Securities Law

The Evisceration of the Federal Securities Law

I. Introduction - a. Legislative history of the Securities Act of 19331 (“Securities Act”) and the Securities Exchange Act of 19342 (“Exchange Act” and collectively, the “Acts”). ..i. Congress passed the Acts…more

| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Securities Law

Martoma by the Numbers

This week a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rendered a guilty verdict against the former SAC portfolio manager on two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy to commit…more

| Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Business Torts, Securities Law

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