Representation of a U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm in a SEC investigation, including production of documents, privilege log and representation of audit partner in testimony before the SEC.
Representation of a large international bank headquartered in Canada in litigation related to the Enron scandal.
Representation of a financial institution in a class action lawsuit filed by foreign investors related to an alleged $225 million fraud scheme orchestrated by an attorney who allegedly deposited the investment funds into various attorney trust accounts with bank and proceeded to use those funds to pay unrelated premium obligations or to pay out money to other investors and participants in the scheme. Plaintiffs, purporting to represent all 1,000+ investors, alleged that the bank failed to properly investigate the nature of the trust accounts, and failed to properly monitor and investigate the money movement between the accounts. After 18 months of litigation, the case settled on terms favorable for the client.
Representation of a financial institution in a securities fraud case in which the plaintiffs allege that the company, and specifically its CEO and CFO, made fraudulent statements about the adequacy of certain reserves. This suit attacks the viability of the business as well as the competence of executive management.
Representation of five Real Estate Investment Trusts, several subsidiary companies, and certain directors and officers in consolidated securities class action in federal court in New York. The consolidated complaint alleged violations of Sections 11, 12 and 15 of the Securities Act of 1933, state securities laws, breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment and negligence. Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss were granted and the case was dismissed with prejudice. We prevailed on the appeal to the 4th Circuit.
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September 10, 2018
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July 6, 2018
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May 15, 2018
Does United States v. Ying Expand the Knowledge Requirement for “Classical” Insider Trading?
April 2, 2018
FINRA Proposes Transformative Rule on Outside Business Activities
March 1, 2018
SEC Launches Self-Reporting Initiative for Investment Advisers
February 14, 2018