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In Two Unanimous Rulings, U.S. Supreme Court Limits Penalties in SEC Enforcement and Criminal Actions

In a pair of decisions issued on June 5, the Supreme Court sharply curtailed the scope of financial sanctions available in civil securities enforcement and criminal drug trafficking cases. In addition to the results, which...more

General Court of the EU Dismisses Trioplast Application Seeking Reimbursement of Interest Paid for Being Late in Paying Cartel...

by McDermott Will & Emery on

With a judgment handed down on 12 May 2016 (Case T-669/14, Trioplast Industrier AB v. European Commission), the General Court of the European Union (GCEU) dismissed an action brought by Trioplast Industrier AB (Trioplast...more

Advertising Law - March 2016 #3

New in False Advertising Lawsuits: Security Systems and Oatmeal - Class action complaints alleging false advertising run the gamut of products and services, and recent lawsuits filed across the country bear this...more

Interesting FCC Enforcement Actions — February 2016 Edition

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

It’s no secret that one of the major stories in the last two years has been the increased activism of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC”) Enforcement Bureau (“Bureau”). February 2016 was no exception in terms of...more

SEC-USAO File Actions On “Old Fashioned” Spoofing Scheme

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

Spoofing or layering is typically associated these days with computers and high speed trading. It is a form of market manipulation in which the trader places a series of fictitious orders on one side of the market to draw...more

Participation Not Required: SEC Charges Mayor as Control Person in Municipal Bond Offering

by Bracewell LLP on

In an unprecedented exercise of its authority to charge municipal officials with “control person” liability, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced fraud charges against the City of Allen Park,...more

SEC Charges City Mayor as a Control Person in Allen Park, Michigan, Enforcement Action

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Thursday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced fraud charges against the City of Allen Park, Michigan (City), and two of its former officials—the former City Mayor and former City Administrator. It is the...more

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