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Hacking EDGAR And Insider Trading

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton launched a sea of news stories last week when he included the following five sentence in a statement on cybersecurity:

Notwithstanding our efforts to protect our systems and manage cybersecurity risk, in certain cases cyber...

hacker, hacking, misappropriation theory, Second Circuit, Section 10(b), SEC, Securities Litigation, 574 F.3d 42, classical theory, Insider Trading, Rule 10b-5, SEC v. Dorozhko

Scienter In The News Again

In May, I wrote about Judge Gonzolo P. Curiel’s  decision to grant the defendants’ motion to dismiss federal and state securities law claims in Mueller v. San Diego Entm’t Partners, LLC, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77643 (S.D. Cal. May 22, 2017).  I...

Mueller v. San Diego, scienter, Securities Litigation, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77643, Judge Gonzolo Curiel, Rule 10b-5, Section 25401

Did Joseph P. Kennedy Make Insider Trading Illegal?

The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy. (Penguin Press, 2012) by Professor David Nasaw is one of several books that I am currently reading.  As a securities lawyer, the following sentence gave me pause:

"Trading...

Securities Litigation, Joseph P. Kennedy, Milton Freeman, Rule 10b-5, Strong v. Repide

Why Bassam Salman Should Not Have Been Convicted

A lot of ink has been spilt on the United States Supreme Court's decision in Salman v. United States, 137 S. Ct. 420 (2016).  In that case, the Supreme Court upheld the criminal conviction of Mr. Bassam Salman who received lucrative trading tips...

Enforcement & Investigations, Salman, Salman v. U.S., Blue Chip Stamps v. Manor Drugs, Insider Trading, Milton Freeman, Rule 10b-5, Section 25402

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