Securities Law Blog Roundup

Blog Roundup: The latest posts from securities law related blogs:

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Citigroup to Pay More Than $10 Million for Books and Records Violations and Inadequate Controls Citigroup has agreed to pay $10.5 million in penalties to settle two enforcement actions involving it...
The SEC has opened a formal investigation regarding Elon Musk's tweet about his going-private plans according to MarketWatch. Regulators have been looking at Musk's tweet from last week stating th...
New York Republican Rep. Chris Collins has been charged with securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements, the Justice Department announced Wednesday. Collins, who was the first sitting membe...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it has updated its list of unregistered firms that use misleading information to primarily solicit non-U.S. investors, adding 16 soliciti...
Recidivist Charged in Stock Manipulation Scheme An individual has been charged with manipulating the stocks of three microcap companies while on supervised release following his criminal conviction...

Business Law Professor:

The following comes to us from Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law and Assistant Director, Clarke Program on Corporations & Society, Cornell Law School. I had the ple...
I try to explain to people that the motion to dismiss in a securities case is a unique animal; the complaints, and the briefing, are not like motions to dismiss in any other area of law. When it co...
Gary Shteyngart has a new book out, titled Lake Success Capital. It's about a narcissistic hedge fund manager on the run from the SEC. Although I'm still waiting on my copy to arrive, the marketing...
On Tuesday, Elizabeth Warren penned an article in The Wall Street Journal entitled Companies Shouldn’t Be Accountable Only to Shareholders: My new bill would require corporations to answer to emplo...
"reliance on market discipline has an inherent paradox: the firms that would benefit most from governance constraints are precisely the ones that are subject to weak market discipline" 8 Harv. Bus....

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