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White Collar Enforcement in 2013
Welcome to the December 2013 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
This month on the anticorruption front, an oil services giant agrees to pay over a quarter...more
SEC Chairman Mary Jo White spoke at length on "information overload" in her October 15, 2013, speech at the National Association of Corporate Directors Leadership Conference. After discussing the benefits and general types of...more
A federal court of appeals recently held out the possibility that insider trading prohibitions — at least under the classic theory — do not apply to mutual fund redemptions.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh...more
It is almost a government rite of passage – when a new leader takes the reins, the chessboard has to be reorganized to reflect the new leader’s “new priorities.” When it comes to the SEC, and the new Chairwoman Mary Jo...more
- SEC Changes Course: Some Companies Must Now Admit Wrongdoing
- Fifth Circuit’s Recent Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Ruling May Benefit Employers
- “Love and Marriage” – New Jersey Supreme Court...more
Earlier this summer, SEC chair Mary Jo White told a Wall Street Journal conference that the Commission would in some circumstances depart from its longstanding policy of allowing defendants to settle cases without admitting...more
Companies facing the recent surge of regulatory change in the United States, particularly under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, now may have Canadian regulators to worry about as well. On June...more
Stanley Sporkin — former SEC Enforcement Director, CIA general counsel, and federal judge – likes to say that an SEC staff attorney ought to be just as happy closing an investigation as one is bringing a public enforcement...more
On Monday, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan affirmed the 2011 insider trading conviction of Raj Rajaratnam, founder of the Galleon Group hedge funds....more
Kevin J. Napper is a shareholder in Carlton Fields' Tampa, Fla., office. He has practiced in the areas of white collar criminal defense, governmental investigations, internal investigations, and complex civil trial law for...more
Over the past four years, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) have focused on insider trading involving private funds as one of their key targets in the fight against...more
On January 8, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Gabelli v. S.E.C., 133 S. Ct. 97 (2012) on the question: By when must the government initiate an action to enforce a civil fine, penalty, or...more
In This Issue:
- Death and Taxes? Recent Supreme Court Arguments in Gabelli v. SEC Concerning a General Statute of Limitations for Civil Fines May Also Affect How Long the IRS Has to Assess Penalties
2012 was a big year in the government's pursuit of white collar crime. 2013 – the five year anniversary of the financial crisis – brings new legislators, new regulators, and the possibility that a looming statute of...more
We are pleased to provide a collection of commentaries on the critical legal issues facing our clients in 2013.
There is hope that global economic and market conditions will continue to improve despite ongoing...more